Turashka, Turaṣka: 5 definitions

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Turashka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Turaṣka can be transliterated into English as Turaska or Turashka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Turashka in India is the name of a plant defined with Altingia excelsa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Liquidambar altingiana Blume.

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

· Verhandelingen van het bataviaasch genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen (1790)
· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1977)
· Species Plantarum (1753)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Turashka, for example chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, side effects, extract dosage, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Turaṣka (तुरष्क):—[from turaka] (= ruṣka) idem, [Romakasiddhānta; ???]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Turaṣka (तुरष्क) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Turakka.

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Turashka 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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