Vrinta, Vṛnta, Vrimta: 11 definitions
Vrinta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Vṛnta can be transliterated into English as Vrnta or Vrinta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Vṛnta (वृन्त) refers to a “foot stalk” of a leaf or fruit, as mentioned in a list of four synonyms, according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Vṛnta] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
vṛnta (वृंत).—n S A pedicle or footstalk (of a leaf, flower, or fruit).
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.
1) The foot-stalk of a leaf or fruit, a stalk; वृन्ताच्छ्लथं हरति पुष्पमनोकहानाम् (vṛntācchlathaṃ harati puṣpamanokahānām) R.5.69.
2) The stand of a water-jar.
3) A teat, nipple.
Derivable forms: vṛntam (वृन्तम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaṃ) 1. The footstalk of a leaf or fruit. 2. The nipple. 3. The stand of a water-jar. E. vṛñ to choose, kta aff., and num augment.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛnta (वृन्त).—n. 1. The nipple. 2. The foot, stalk of a leaf or fruit, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 16, 20. 3. The stand of a water-jar.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛnta (वृन्त).—[masculine] a cert. creeping animal or a kind of plant; [neuter] leaf-stalk.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vṛnta (वृन्त):—m. a kind of small crawling animal, caterpillar, [Atharva-veda viii, 6, 22]
2) the egg-plant, [Suśruta]
3) Vṛntā (वृन्ता):—[from vṛnta] f. a species of plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] a kind of metre ([varia lectio] vṛttā), [Catalogue(s)]
5) Vṛnta (वृन्त):—n. the footstalk of a leaf or flower or fruit, any stalk, [???; Mahābhārata] etc.
6) the stand of a water-jar, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
7) a nipple, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛnta (वृन्त):—(ntaṃ) 1. n. The footstalk of a leaf or fruit; the nipple; stand of a water-jar.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Vṛnta (वृन्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Biṃṭa, Vaṃṭa, Viṃṭa.
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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.
1) [noun] the slender, usu. cylindrical portion of a leaf, which supports the blade and is attached to the stem; the leafstalk; the petiole.
2) [noun] similar structure that holds a fruit to the plant.
3) [noun] the small protuberance on a breast or udder through which, in women, the milk passes in suckling the young; the nipple; the teat.
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: Vrimtakapaka, Vrintaka, Vrintakamusha, Vrintakaphala, Vrintakavidhi, Vrintaki, Vrintaphala, Vrintasana, Vrintatumbi, Vrintayamaka.
Ends with: Dehavrinta, Dirghavrinta, Kaka-vrinta, Kalavrinta, Kamavrinta, Krishnavrinta, Na-vrinta, Nilavrinta, Phalguvrinta, Ragavrinta, Raktavrinta, Satalavrinta, Shirnavrinta, Shukavrinta, Srigalavrinta, Stanavrinta, Talavrinta, Tamravrinta, Trivrinta.
Full-text (+26): Talavrinta, Tamravrinta, Kalavrinta, Dirghavrinta, Kamavrinta, Shirnavrinta, Stanavrinta, Ragavrinta, Raktavrinta, Vrintita, Krishnavrinta, Vanta, Vrintaka, Vinta, Vonta, Trivrinta, Vrintika, Phalguvrinta, Bimta, Nilavrinta.
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