Shashkula, Śāṣkula: 7 definitions
Shashkula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Śāṣkula can be transliterated into English as Saskula or Shashkula, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Shashkula [शष्कुल] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre from the Fabaceae (pea) family having the following synonyms: Millettia pinnata, Pongamia glabra, Derris indica, Cytisus pinnatus. For the possible medicinal usage of shashkula, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Languages of India and abroad
Śāṣkula (शाष्कुल).—a. (-lī f.) Eating flesh (or fish).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) A plant, (Galedupa arborea, Rox) f. (-lī) 1. The outer ear or opening of the external auditory passage. 2. Rice or barley water, &c. 3. A sort of pie. 4. A kind of baked cake. E. śaṣ-kulac .
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(-laḥ-lī-laṃ) Eating flesh or fish. E. śuṣkulī flesh, aṇ aff., form irr.: see śauṣkula .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaṣkula (शष्कुल).—I. m. A plant, Galedupa arborea Roxb. Ii. f. lī. 1. The outer ear, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 96. 2. Rice or barley water. 3. A sort of pie.
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Śāṣkula (शाष्कुल).— (anomal. for śauṣkula, q. cf.), adj. Eating flesh or fish.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śaṣkula (शष्कुल):—m. Pongamia Glabra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) (ifc.) = next, [Pāṇini 1-2, 49 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
3) Śāṣkula (शाष्कुल):—mfn. (cf. śuṣkala and śauṣkala) eating flesh or fish, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śaṣkula (शष्कुल):—(laḥ) 1. m. A plant (Galedupa arborea). f. (lī) Outer ear; rice water; sort of pie.
2) Śāṣkula (शाष्कुल):—[(laḥ-lī-laṃ) a.] Eating flesh or fish.
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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