Shukashimbi, Śūkaśimbī, Shuka-shimbi: 7 definitions

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Shukashimbi 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 Śūkaśimbī can be transliterated into English as Sukasimbi or Shukashimbi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Śūkaśimbī (शूकशिम्बी) is another name for Kapikacchu, a medicinal plant identified with Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or cowhage or cowitch) from the Fabaceae or “bean family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.50-53 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Śūkaśimbī and Kapikacchu, there are a total of twenty-six 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shukashimbi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śūkaśimbī (शूकशिम्बी).—cowach (kapikañchu). Mucuna Pruritus (Mar. kuhilī).

Śūkaśimbī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūka and śimbī (शिम्बी). See also (synonyms): śūkaśimbā, śūkaśimbikā.

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

Śūkaśimbi (शूकशिम्बि).—f. (-mbiḥ-mbī) Cowach, (Carpopogon pruriens.) E. śūka an awn, and śimbi a pod; also with kan added śūkaśimbikā .

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

1) Śukaśimbi (शुकशिम्बि):—[=śuka-śimbi] [from śuka] [wrong reading] for śūka-śim

2) Śūkaśimbi (शूकशिम्बि):—[=śūka-śimbi] [from śūka] f. Mucuna Pruritus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Śūkaśimbī (शूकशिम्बी):—[=śūka-śimbī] [from śūka] f. Mucuna Pruritus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Śūkaśimbi (शूकशिम्बि):—[(mbiḥ-mbī)] 2. 3. f. Idem.

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Shukashimbi 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

[«previous next»] — Shukashimbi in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śūkaśiṃbi (ಶೂಕಶಿಂಬಿ):—[noun] the plant Mucuna prurita ( = M. puriens) of Papilionaceae family.

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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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