Uranaksha, Uraṇākṣa, Urana-aksha: 8 definitions


Uranaksha 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 Uraṇākṣa can be transliterated into English as Uranaksa or Uranaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Uranaksha in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Uranaksha in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna obtusifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cassia tora sensu auct. (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici (1794)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1981)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2007)

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Uraṇākṣa (उरणाक्ष).—the plant Cassia Alata or Tora. An esculent and medicinal plant (Mar. ṭākaḷā).

Derivable forms: uraṇākṣaḥ (उरणाक्षः).

Uraṇākṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uraṇa and akṣa (अक्ष). See also (synonyms): uraṇākṣaka, uraṇākhya.

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

Uraṇākṣa (उरणाक्ष).—m.

(-kṣaḥ) Cassia, (Alata.) E. uraṇa ram, akṣa an eye: the flower being so compared: ka being added, also uraṇākṣaka.

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

Uraṇākṣa (उरणाक्ष):—[from uraṇa] m. Cassia Alata or Tora, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Uraṇākṣa (उरणाक्ष):—[uraṇā+kṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. Cassia.

[Sanskrit to German]

Uranaksha 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

[«previous next»] — Uranaksha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Uraṇākṣa (ಉರಣಾಕ್ಷ):—

1) [noun] the plant Cassia alata of Caesalpiniaceae family; ring worm cassia.

2) [noun] another plant of the same family, Cassia tora.

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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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