Vang, Vaṅg: 7 definitions


Vang means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Vang in the Mizo language is the name of a plant identified with Albizia chinensis (Osbeck) Merr. from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Acacia stipulacea, Mimosa chinensis, Albizia stipulata. For the possible medicinal usage of vang, 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)

1) Vang in India is the name of a plant defined with Albizia chinensis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Inga purpurascens Hassk. (among others).

2) Vang in Vietnam is also identified with Caesalpinia sappan It has the synonym Biancaea sappan Tod. (etc.).

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

· Cytologia (2000)
· Philippine Journal of Science (1910)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1865)
· Recent Res. Pl. Sci.. (1979)
· A Numerical List of Dried Specimens (5243)
· Encycl. (1838)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Vang, for example health benefits, extract dosage, diet and recipes, side effects, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaṅg (वङ्ग्).—1 P. (vaṅgati)

1) To go.

2) To limp, be lame.

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

Vaṅg (वङ्ग्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To go. 2. To limp.

— Cf. vaṅk.

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

Vaṅg (वङ्ग्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] vaṅgati, to go, [Dhātupāṭha v, 39];

—to go lamely, limp, [Vopadeva]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vang 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vang in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) the eastern Indian state of Bengal; tin or tin-ash; ~[ja] vermilion; brass; born in Bengal; a Bengali; ~[bhamga] the partition of Bengal in pre-Independence India which sparked off an unprecedented stir; —[desha] the state of Bengal; -[samskriti] the Bengali culture; [vamgiya] of, pertaining or belonging to, Bengal..—vang (वंग) is alternatively transliterated as Vaṃga.

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