Tarkari, Tarkārī: 7 definitions



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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Tarkārī (तर्कारी) is another name for Jīmūtaka, a medicinal plant identified with Luffa echinata (bitter sponge gourd or bitter luffa) from the Cucurbitaceae or “gourd family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.58-60 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 Tarkārī and Jīmūtaka, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Tarkārī (तर्कारी).—f. (-rī) A tree, (Æschynomene sesban.) E. tarka reasoning, to go or affect, affixes aṇ and ṅīp.

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

1) Tarkāri (तर्कारि):—f. = , [Suśruta vi, 17, 49.]

2) Tarkārī (तर्कारी):—[from tarkāri] f. ([gana] gaurādi) Sesbania aegyptiaca, [i, vi]

3) [v.s. ...] Premna spinosa, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; xliv, 9/10]

4) [v.s. ...] a kind of gourd, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Tarkārī (तर्कारी):—f. gaṇa gaurādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 41.] [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 3, 139.] Name eines Baumes, Sesbania aegyptiaca Pers. [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 2, 46.] [Suśruta 1, 137, 14. 220, 9. 2, 363, 19.] ri [343, 1.] = agnimantha [BHAṬṬOTPALA] zu [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 43 (34), 9.] eine Kürbissart [NIGH. PR.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Tarkāri (तर्कारि):—(metrisch) f. = tarkārī 1).

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Tarkārī (तर्कारी):—f.

1) Sesbania aegyptiaca.

2) Premna spinosa.

3) *eine Kürbisart.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Tarkari in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a vegetable (green or cooked)..—tarkari (तरकारी) is alternatively transliterated as Tarakārī.

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