Botanical Name -

Cuminum cyminum L.
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Full Botanical citation -

Cuminum cyminum L., Sp. pl. 254. 1753; S. Karthikeyan & al., Flowering Plants of India - Dicots. 1: 107. 2009.

Family -

APIACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Folk, Sowa-Rigpa

Vernacular names -

Total 181 Vernacular names found in 10 languages.

English (1) - cumin
Hindi (11) - gajar, jeera, jira, safed jeera, safed-zira, saphed jira, shiajira, zeera, zira, zira or zirah, zirah
Kannada (6) - jeera, jeeraka, jeerigay, jeerige, jirage, jiringe
Malayalam (3) - cheerakam, jeerakam, jirakam
Marathi (3) - jeera, jeeram, jiregire
Sanskrit (34) -
Sanskrit Comments
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ajaji, ajajika, ajmoda, dipaka, dipya, dipyaka, dirghajiraka, dirghaka, dirghakana, gaurajaji, gaurajiraka, hrasvanga, jaji, jarana, jaranam, jeeraka, jira, jiraka, jirakah, jirakaha, jirakam, jirakataila, jirana, jirna, kana, kanavha, kunchika, magadha, mitadipya, mitajaji, shuklajaji, suklajaji, svetajiraka, vahmisakha
Tamil (103) - acai, acai ciri, acaiyu, acanaveti, anici1, attimai, attinam, attitamatam, caci1, cacinikam1, cankuvankanam, cheerakam, cheerakum, chirakam, cicari, cikariccaram, ciraciram, cirakacceti, cirakacutti, cirakam, ciram1#, ciram1@, ciri1, cirnam, citakkakoli, cittirapattiri, civakam2@, cukkumapaciyam, cukkumapattiram1, cutapattirikam, cuttiracirakam, er, jeerakam, jirakam, kaci, kacikkirusnan, kana1, kanalvakiyam, kanam1, kanati, kanaticceti, karakacikacceti, karakacikam, ketakaciram, kokanaccirakam, kuncikkay, maicatci 1, maisakukkilam, maravuri, matatam, mattam#, mettiyam, mokal arjak, muttiratosanacani, naccirakam, nallacirakam, narcir, narcirakam, narciri, nariccirakam, narumakaciram, nattuccirakam, navakacakti, navakacatticiram, pacakam 1, pacam 1, pacumpi, pacunti, pacuntiram, palika, pancakkini, pancanam#, panikkurucci, panpakappu, pattirikam, pikam, piratti - vika, pirattivika, pittanacani@, pittanacini, pittapattiram, pocanakutari, pocanakutori, potaki 1, seeragam, seerugam, shimai-shombu, shiragam, siragum, tilaka, tippiyam, tirkkakanam, tirunacati, tirunacaticceti, tittapattireti, tivirakantam1, tutta campalam, tuttacampalam, upakumpam, upakumpapicam, varivaricu, variyarici, vencirakam 1
Telugu (8) - jeelakara, jilakara, jilakarra, jilakhrah, jiraka, jirana, jiranan, zeela-karra
Tibetan (4) - dzi-ra, go snod, go-snod, zi ra
Urdu (8) - safaid zira, zeerasafed, zira safaid, zira safaid bariyan, zira safaid muddabir, zira safed, zira siyah muddabir, zira sufaid