Sonari, Sonārī: 4 definitions


Sonari means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Deforestation in Nagaland: a historical perspective

Sonari is the name of a plant corresponding to Cassia fistula, according to the author Lanukumla Ao in his thesis “Deforestation in Nagaland”, mentioning the source: Annual Administrative Report 2012-2013.

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Sonari is an Assamese term referring to “Jeweller / jeweller community”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

Source: Tessitori Collection I (history)

Sonārī (सोनारी) refers to one of the five ladies mentioned in the Pañcasahelīdūhā by Chīhala (classified as Rajasthani literature), which is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.—The Pañcasahelī-dūhā is a love poem and a classic of Western Indian literature, both Rajasthani and Gujarati. Five ladies describe in turn their condition when, suffering from separation (viraha), they neglect their bodies. And then the joys of reunion. [e.g., Sonārī, the goldsmith’s wife].

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Sonari in India is the name of a plant defined with Cassia fistula in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cathartocarpus rhombifolius G. Don (among others).

2) Sonari in Tanzania is also identified with Syzygium guineense It has the synonym Eugenia owariensis P. Beauv. (etc.).

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

· Histoire Naturelle et Médicale des Casses (1816)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1982)
· Species Plantarum. (1800)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1986)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1993)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)

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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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