Tur, Tūr: 11 definitions


Tur means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology, Tamil. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Tur [तूर] in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Cajanus flavus, Cajanus bicolor, Cajan inodorum. For the possible medicinal usage of tur, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

Tur in India is the name of a plant defined with Cajanus cajan in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Phaseolus balicus L. (among others).

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

· Publications of the Field Columbian Museum, Botanical Series (1900)
· Flora Atlantica (1798)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1983)
· Vorlesungen der Churpfälzischen physicalischöconomischen Gesellschaft (1787)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1985)
· (Report) Botanical Society and Exchange Club of the British Isles (1916)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Tur, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, health benefits, side effects, extract dosage, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tur (तुर्).—I. 6 U. (turati-te)

1) To hurry, hasten; सहः सहिष्ठ नुरतस्तुरस्य (sahaḥ sahiṣṭha nuratasturasya) Ṛgveda 6.18.4.

2) To overcome.

3) To injure. -II. 3 P. (tutorti) To run.

-tur a.

1) Hastening.

2) Fighting. -f. Speed.

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Tūr (तूर्).—4 Ā. (tūryate, tūrṇa)

1) To go quickly, make haste.

2) To hurt, kill.

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

Tur (तुर्).—[tura] r. 3rd cl. (tutortti) To go quick, to hurry, to make haste; this root is restricted to the Vedas: see tvara juho0 para0 aka0 seṭ .

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Tūr (तूर्).—f. (tūḥ) Speed. m. (tūḥ) A courier. E. tur to make haste, kkip affix, and the semevowel changed to ū.

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Tūr (तूर्).—[(ī) tūrī] r. 4th cl. (tūryate) To go quick, to make haste. 2. To kill, to hurt or injure. E. divā-ātma hiṃsāyāṃ saka0 vege aka-seṭ .

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

Tur (तुर्).—i. 6, [Parasmaipada.], Atm.; ii. 3, [Parasmaipada.] To hasten (ved.).

— Cf. tūr, tṛ10, and tvar.

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Tur (तुर्).—adj. Hastening, a warrior Chr. 296, 4 = Rig. i. 112, 4.

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Tūr (तूर्).—i. 4, [Ātmanepada.] 1. To go quick. 2. To hurt, see tur.

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Tūr (तूर्).—f. Swiftness, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 2, 7, 37.

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

Tur (तुर्).—1. turati turate turayati turayate hasten, advance, run; tūryati overcome. [Desiderative] tūtūrṣati press forwards.

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Tur (तुर्).—2. [adjective] hastening, speeding; conquering.

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Tūr (तूर्).—[feminine] haste, speed; [instrumental] swiftly.

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

1) Tur (तुर्):—1. tur (cf. tṝ, tvar) [class] 6. to hurry, press forwards, [vi, 18, 4](p. rat), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā ii] ([Ātmanepada] rate) : [class] 4. (Imper. tūrya)

—to overpower, [Ṛg-veda viii, 99, 5];

— [Ātmanepada] to run, [Dhātupāṭha];

—to hurt, [ib.] : [class] 3. tutorti, to run, [ib.] :

—[Causal] turayate (p. rayat) to run, press forwards, [Ṛg-veda; Sāma-veda] :

—[Desiderative] tūtūrṣati, to strive to press forwards, [Ṛg-veda x, 100, 12];—[Intensive] p. tarturāṇa, rushing, pressing each other (waves), [ix, 95, 3.]

2) 2. tur mfn. running a race, conquering, [i, 112, 4; iv, 38, 7]

3) cf. ap-, āji-, pṛtsu-, pra-, mithas-, rajas-, ratha-, etc.

4) Tūr (तूर्):—in [compound] for 2. tur

5) mfn. (√tvar) hastening, [Pāṇini 6-4, 20]

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

1) Tūr (तूर्):—(ya, ṅa, ī) tūryyate 4. a. To go quick; to make haste; to kill or injure.

2) (tūḥ) 5. f. Speed. m. A courier.

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Tur 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tūṟ (ತೂಱ್):—[verb] = ತೂಱು [turu].

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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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