Tumbini, Tumbinī: 5 definitions
Tumbini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Tumbinī (तुम्बिनी) is another name for Kaṭutumbī, a medicinal plant identified with Lagenaria siceraria (calabash or bottle gourd or bitter gourd) from the Cucurbitaceae or “gourd family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.56-57 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 Tumbinī and Kaṭutumbī, there are a total of eight Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tumbinī (तुंबिनी).—f S The plant bearing the long gourd. Ex. jaisēṃ tuṃ0 cīṃ vōlīṃ phaḷēṃ || baḷēṃ āpaṭitāṃ hōti śaka- lēṃ ||. tumbinīphala n Its fruit, Cucurbita lagenaris. Ex. aisā dṛṣṭānta dēkhatāṃ rātīṃ || prabhātasamayīṃ lōka yēti || tōṃ udakāvarī vahyā disati || jēvīṃ tumbinī phaḷēṃ taraṅgalīṃ ||.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tumbinī (तुम्बिनी):—[from tumba] f. the Tumba gourd, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Tumbinī (तुम्बिनी):—f. eine wilde Gurkenart [Rājan 3,42.]
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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