Umbi, Umbī: 4 definitions
Umbi 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Umbī (उम्बी) refers to “fried stalks of wheat” and is classified as a type of grain (dhānya) in the section on tṛṇadhānya (grassy grains) in the Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Tṛṇadhānya-prakaraṇa discusses the varieties and properties of grassy grains [...]. The properties of [viz., umbī (fried stalks of wheat)] are also discussed herein.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Umbī (उम्बी).—f. The stalks of wheat or barley fried over a fire of wet grass (considered as a tonic); मञ्जरी त्वर्ध- पक्वा या यवगोधूमयोर्भवेत् । तृणानलेन संप्लुष्टा बुधैरुम्बीति सा स्मृता (mañjarī tvardha- pakvā yā yavagodhūmayorbhavet | tṛṇānalena saṃpluṣṭā budhairumbīti sā smṛtā) || Bhāva P.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Umbī (उम्बी).—f. (-mbī) The stalks of wheat or barley fried over a fire of wet grass, considered as a tonic.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Umbī (उम्बी):—f. fried stalks of wheat or barley (considered as a tonic), [Bhāvaprakāśa] (cf. ulumbā.)
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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Ends with (+1): Bhutumbi, Cumbi, Dhanakumbi, Divyatumbi, Dugdhatumbi, Gorakshatumbi, Katutumbi, Kshiratumbi, Kumbhatumbi, Kurumbi, Kusumbi, Kutumbi, Lumbi, Paricumbi, Praharakutumbi, Tiktatumbi, Tumbi, Vishrvakutumbi, Vishvakutumbi, Vrintatumbi.
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