Shaundi, Śauṇḍi, Śauṇḍī, Sauṇḍī, Shaumdi: 8 definitions


Shaundi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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 terms Śauṇḍi and Śauṇḍī can be transliterated into English as Saundi or Shaundi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Śauṇḍī (शौण्डी) is another name for Pippalī, a medicinal plant identified with Piper longum Linn. or “Indian long pepper” from the Piperaceae or ‘pepper’ family of flowering plants, according to verse 6.11-13 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The sixth chapter (pippalyādi-varga) of this book enumerates ninety-five varieties of plants obtained from the market (paṇyauṣadhi). Together with the names Śauṇḍī and Pippalī, there are a total of nineteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Shaundi in India is the name of a plant defined with Careya arborea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Careya arborea Roxb. & Roxb. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Pl. Corom. (1811)
· Fitoterapia (2003)
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae (Mueller) (1866)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Bangladesh J. Pharmacol. (2008)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Shaundi, for example chemical composition, extract dosage, diet and recipes, health benefits, side effects, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śauṇḍi (शौण्डि).—a.

1) Skilled in; शरासनं संयुगशौण्डिराददे (śarāsanaṃ saṃyugaśauṇḍirādade) Bhāg. 1.16.11.

2) Fond of, devoted to.

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Śauṇḍī (शौण्डी).—Long pepper.

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Sauṇḍī (सौण्डी).—Long pepper.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sauṇḍī (सौण्डी).—f. (-ṇḍī) Long-pepper. “gajapippalyām” .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śauṇḍī (शौण्डी):—[from śauṇḍa] f. long pepper or Piper Chaba, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

2) [v.s. ...] = kaṭabhī (a tree), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a line of clouds, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Śauṇḍi (शौण्डि):—[from śauṇḍa] mfn. fond of, devoted to, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] ([Bombay edition])

5) Sauṇḍī (सौण्डी):—[wrong reading] for śauṇḍī q.v.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sauṇḍī (सौण्डी):—(ṇḍī) 3. f. Long-pepper.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shaundi in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śauṃḍi (ಶೌಂಡಿ):—

1) [noun] the vine Piper longum of Piperaceae family.

2) [noun] its black seed, ued as a spice.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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