Vanti, Vaṇṭī, Vamti: 11 definitions
Vanti means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Vāntī (वान्ती) or Vānta refers to “vomit”, according to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter 31).—Accordingly, “[...] This body with its nine gates (nanadvāra [=navadvāra?]) is always secreting impurity: the eyes (akṣi) spill out rheum (akṣi-gūthaka) and tears (aśru); the ears (karṇa) produce wax (karṇagūthaka); the nose (nāsā) contains snot (siṃghāṇaka); the mouth (mukha) has saliva (lālā) and vomit (vāntīkṛta); the anus (guda) and the urethra (mūtramārga) constantly empty out excrement (viṣ) and urine (mūtra); and the hair-pores (romakūpa) sweaty impurity. [...]”.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Biology (plants and animals)
1) Vanti in India is the name of a plant defined with Hygroryza aristata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym see A. Lasègue, Musée botanique de Benjamin Delessert. Paris 1845 and Ethelyn Maria Tucker, Catalogue of the library of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Cambridge, Mass. 1917– 1933, J.H. Barnhart, Biographical Notes upon Botanists. 3: 146. 1965, Theodore W. Bossert, compil., Biographical dictionary of botanists represented in the Hunt Institute portrait collection. 329. Boston, Mass. 1972, Vladislav Kruta, in D.S.B. 11: 379–381. 1981 (among others).
2) Vanti is also identified with Salix tetrasperma It has the synonym Salix azaolana Blanco (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1833)
· Flora de Filipinas, ed. 2
· Phil. J. Sci. (1912)
· Révision des Graminées (1829)
· Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum (1855)
· Grasses of Burma (1960)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Vanti, for example chemical composition, health benefits, side effects, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, extract dosage, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
vaṇṭī (वंटी).—See under ओ.
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vānti (वांति).—f (S) Vomiting or a vomit. 2 The matter vomited.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
2) Ejecting, emitting.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntiḥ) Vomiting, ejecting from the mouth. E. vam to vomit, ktin aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vānti (वान्ति).—i. e. vam + ti, f. Vomiting.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vānti (वान्ति).—[feminine] vomiting.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vanti (वन्ति):—[from van] f., [Pāṇini 6-4, 39 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
2) Vānti (वान्ति):—[from vam] a etc. See sv.
3) [from vānta] b f. the act of vomiting, ejecting from the mouth, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Vāntī (वान्ती):—[from vānta] in [compound] for vānta.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vānti (वान्ति):—(ntiḥ) 2. f. Vomiting.
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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.
Vaṃṭi (ವಂಟಿ):—[noun] a kind of ear-ornament.
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1) [noun] the large, deciduous tree Artocarpus lakoocha of Moraceae family the wood of which is used for making furniture.
2) [noun] its fruit used in making pickles.
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1) [noun] the act or process of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth.
2) [noun] matter ejected in this way.
3) [noun] ವಾಂತಿಯಾಗು [vamtiyagu] vāntiyāgu (vomiting) to happen; 2. (contents of the stomach) to be vomitted; ವಾಂತಿಮಾಡು [vamtimadu] vānnti māḍu to eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; throw up; to vomit.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vamtibhedi, Vamtibhrame, Vamtibhramti, Vantibharana, Vantibhava, Vantida, Vantihrit, Vantika, Vantikaroti, Vantikri, Vantikrit, Vantikrita, Vantiracceti, Vantishodhani, Vantishodhini, Vantisodhini, Vantita, Vantittal, Vantiyam.
Ends with (+59): Abravanti, Avakvamti, Avanti, Basavamti, Bavamti, Bhavanti, Bhuvanti, Brihajjivanti, Cavanti, Cevanti, Cevvanti, Chirabhavanti, Cirabhavanti, Civanti, Darvanti, Daushvanti, Dhavanti, Dirghajivanti, Dravanti, Dvijavamti.
Full-text (+23): Vantida, Vantikrit, Vivat, Prishanti, Vanta, Vantibhava, Vantihrit, Vantikri, Vante, Vantishodhani, Valavati, Allapu kommu vella vanti gaddi, Avat, Sampravati, Udvanti, Samparitakshnoti, Jihmibhavati, Kulvant, Jivabhadra, Samvat.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 5.83.4 < [Sukta 83]
Rig Veda 1.64.12 < [Sukta 64]
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
IV. Mastering the wind element (vāyu) < [Part 3 - Mastering the four great elements]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.3.88-89 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
Hindu Pluralism (by Elaine M. Fisher)
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