Tikshnatandula, Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā, Tikshna-tandula: 7 definitions


Tikshnatandula 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 Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā can be transliterated into English as Tiksnatandula or Tikshnatandula, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Tikshnatandula in Ayurveda glossary
Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā (तीक्ष्णतण्डुला) 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 Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā (तीक्ष्णतण्डुला).—long pepper.

Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tīkṣṇa and taṇḍulā (तण्डुला).

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

Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā (तीक्ष्णतण्डुला).—f.

(-lā) Long-pepper. E. tīkṣṇa pungent, and taṇḍula grain.

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

Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā (तीक्ष्णतण्डुला):—[=tīkṣṇa-taṇḍulā] [from tīkṣṇa] f. long pepper, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Tīkṣṇataṇḍulā (तीक्ष्णतण्डुला):—[tīkṣṇa-taṇḍulā] (lā) 1. f. Long-pepper.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tikshnatandula 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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