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MORINGA HAS HUNDREDS OF NAMES- It Is The Oldest And Most Useful Herb That Is NOT Known ~E.G.Plott~

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MORINGA HAS HUNDREDS OF NAMES-

It Is The Oldest And Most Useful Herb

That Is NOT Known

~E.G.Plott~

February 28, 2014 at 6:02pm
 


Yes Moringa Has MANY NAMES
Common names for Moringa.
In ancient times, Moringa was well known and used in traditional societies around the world. This was long before people had the means of instant communication we have today. So, people should have discovered Moringa independent in all these places and have found great value in it. This fact alone suggests that Moringa is worth investigating, and here are some of the many common names for Moringa.
Other names for Moringa in English include:"Drumstick tree", from the appearance of the long, slender, triangular seed pods."Horseradish tree", from the taste of the leaves, which can serve as a rough substitute for horseradish."Ben oil tree", from the oil derived from the seeds



The Tagalog name in the Philippines - Malunggay - is also phonetically similar to "Moringa". In Ilocano, another Filipino language, it is called Marungay. It is called Kamunggay in Bisay
The Chinese name of the Moringa, pronounced "la mu" in Mandarin and "lat mok" in Cantonese, means "spicy (hot) wood", and is reminiscent of the English name "horseradish tree".
In Myanmar (Burma) it is called "Dandalun". Fruit meat of drum sticks including young seeds,is good for soup. Young leaves can either be fried with shrimps or put as topping in fish soup. Dandalun leaves soup is said to increase urination and thus good for kidney. It is widely in Myanmar traditional medicine.
In Zarma (Niger), it is called Windi Bundu which means, loosely, "fencepost wood", a reference to its use as live fencing. The leaves are the primary part eaten, and in fact are so common that the Zarma word "kopto", or "leaf", is synonymous with cooked Moringa leaves.
In Marathi, it is called Shevga.
In Malayalam, it is known as Muringa, and the fruit is called Muringakaya or Muringakka.
In Tamil, the tree is called Murungai Maram and the fruit is called Murungai-kaai 
In Kannada, it is known as Nuggekayee.
In Telugu,it is known as Munagachettu,and the fruit is called Munagakaya.
In Konkani, it is called Mushinga Saang.
In Sinhalese, it is called Murunga.
In Gujarati, it is called Saragvo.
In Hausa language, it is called Zogale.
In Oriya, it is called Sajana or Sujuna.
In Nicaragua, the plant is referred to as Marango.
In Bengali, it is called Sojne danta.
In Assamese, it is called Sojina.
In Punjabi, it is called Surajana.
In Hindi, it is called sahjan.
In Nepali, it is known as Sajiwan or Swejan.
In Guyana, it is called Sijan
In Thai, it is called "ma rum".
In Haiti, the Moringa is called the benzolive (or benzolivier).
In Indonesian, the Moringa is called kelor (kalor in Malay).
In Tulu, it is known as Noorggaee.
In Javanese, it is called limaran.
In Mooré (Burkina Faso), it is called "Arzan Tiiga," which means "tree of paradise".
In Dioula (Côte D'Ivoire), it is called "Arjanayiiri".
In Mauritius, the leaves are called "Brède Mouroum", while the drumstick part is known as "Bâton Mouroum".



AFRICA


COUNTRY LANGUAGE WORD FOR MORINGA TREE
Benin Adia Kpashima
Bariba Yuru ara, Yorwata, Yoroguma
Dendi Windibundu
Fon Patima ,Kpatima, Yovokpatin, Kpano, Yovotin
Gun Ékwè kpatin, Kpajima
Mina Y\yovo vigbe, Yovo Kpati
Natemba Tekpinda
Peul Guildandeni, Latj iri, Legi-lakili
Saxwe Kotba
Waama Yori ku-oununfa
Yoruba Ewé ilé
Yoruba-Nago Agun, Ayere, Ewé igablé, Ewé ilé, Ewé oyibo (White man's tree), Manyieninu, Oyibo
Burkina Faso Bwaba La-Banyu
Dioula Ardjeneyiri, Ardjian jirri
Gourmanche/
Gourmantchema Alj an-tiiga, Ki gambaga (region of Tapua), Diegu kanlobuga (region of Gnagna), Makkakomboanga
Fulfuldé Aljannahi, Guilgandani, Gigandjah
Morée/Mossi Argentiga, Alsam tiga ("the tree of paradise"), Arzan tiiga ("the tree of paradise"), Alsan-tüga, argentiga, arzantiga
Cameroon Daggai Paizlava
Foulfouldé Guiligandja, Giligandjahi
Hausa Zogalagandi
Mafa Gagawandalahai
Mandara Djhiré
Moundang Naa-toukoré
Podoko Chabané
Toupouri Naa-nko
Chad Sara Kag n'dongue
Shuwa Arabic Alim, Halim
Comoros
Archipelago Anambo, Mvungué
Eritrea Tigrina, Arabic Moringa
Ethiopia Konsoigna Shalchada, Shelagda
Giddigna Aleko, Haleko
Amharigna Sheiferaw, Shiferaw
Ghana Ewe Yevu-ti, Babati, Babatsi, Kpokpoti, Atiuwuse, Nukunaya, Kpotowuzie, Yevutsi
Hausa Zingeridende
Dagari Obnukuo, Ornyyukuo, Zangala
Damgbe Kpokpotsor
Krusaal Nasadua
Bimoba Gambadua
Kenya Swahili Mkimbo, Mlonge, Mlongo, Mronge, Mrongo, Mzungu, Mzunze, Mjungu moto, Mboga chungu, Shingo
Sokoki Mborongi
Madagascar Malagasy Anamambo, Anamorongo, Feliimorongo, Felikambo, Felikamoranga, Landihazo, Moringa, Moringy, Hazomaromiserana, Felamirongo
Malawi Chichewa Cham'mwanba, Kangaluni, Chamwamba
Lomwe Sangoa, Shangoa
Senna Nsangoa
Yao Kalokola
Other: Chakate, Maula tengo, Mbula, Mpempu, Mpenba, Mpundi, Muula
Mali Bambara Névrédé, Gnougou Jirini, Manjirini, Massa Jirini, Kandjirini
Segou Verdaye
Mauritius Creole Drède mouroungue
Indian Creole Mouroungue
Mozambique Mvungué
Niger Hausa Zôgala gandi
Zarma Windi-bundu
Shuwa Arabic Alim, Halim
Nigeria Fulani Gawara, Gaware, Habiwal hausa, Konamarade, Rini maka
Hausa Bagaruwar maka, Bagaruwar masar, Barambo, Koraukin zaila, Rimin nacara,Rimin turawa, Samarin danga, Shipka hali, Shuka halinka, Zogall, Zogalla-gandi
Ibo Odudu oyibo, Okwe oyibo, Okwe olu, Uhe, Oku-ghara-ite, Okochi egbu
Nupe Chigban Wawa
Yoruba Adagba malero, Ewele, Ewé ilé, Ewe igbálé, Idagbo monoyé ("the tree which grows crazily")
Senegal Diola Binêbeddai, Binêbeddaï
Mandingue Nébèdayo, Nédèdayo, Némédayo, Névrédayo
Pulaar Nébédaï, Nebôday, Neböday, Sap-Sap
Serere Nébéday, Sap-Sap
Wolof Nébédai, Nébèdaï, Nébéday, Neverday, Névoidai, Névoïdaï, Nobodai, Nöbödaï, Sap-Sap
Seychelles Creole Drède mouroungue
Sierra Leone Boganja
Somalia Dangap
Indian Mrongo
Sudan Arabic Alim, Halim, Shagara al ruwag ("The tree for purifying"), Ruwag
Dinka Anid
Kordofan Arabic Shagara zaki al moya
Tanzania Swahili Mlonge, Mronge, Mrongo, Mlongo, Mzunze, Mzungu, Mjungu moto, Mboga chungu, Shingo
Togo Dagomba Baganlua, Bagaelean
Ewe Kpotima, Yevu-ti, Kpoti, Yovoviti
Hausa Mágurua maser
Mina Yovoviti
Moba Gambaduk
Mouroungue Jevoti, Jovoviti
Other Amedoti, Ekpoti, Molo-Kpoti
Zambia Tonga Zagalanda, Zakalanda
Zimbabwe Tonga Mupulanga, Zakalanda


  



ASIA


COUNTRY LANGUAGE WORD FOR MORINGA TREE
Burma-Myanmar Burmese Dandalonbin, Dandalun-bin, Dandalun, Daintha
Cambodia Ben ailé, Daem mrum
India Bengalese Sajna. Sojna, Sujana, Munga ara
Gujarati Suragavo, Midho-saragavo, Saragavo, Saragvo
Hindi Munaga, Munga ara, Sahijna, Sarinjna, Segra, Shajmah, Shajna
Hindi/Orissa Sanjna, Saijna, Shajna, Soandal
Kannada Nuggekai, Nuggekodu, Nugga egipa, Nugge, Noogay, Nuggi Mara
Kol Mulgia, Munga ara, Mungna
Kumao-
Himalyan
region Sunara
Konkani/Goa Moosing, Mosing
Malayalam Sigru, Moringa, Muringa, Murinna, Morunna
Marathi Sujna, Shevga, Shivga
Modesia/
W. Bengal Mangnai
Monghye/
Punjab Sejana
Oriya Munigha, Sajina
Punjabese Sanjina, Soanjana
Rajasthan Lal Sahinjano
Sanskrit Sigru Shobhanjan, Sobhan jana, Shobanjana, Danshamula
Sindhi Swanjera
Tamil Murungai, Murunkak-kai, Morunga
Telegu Tella-Munaga, Mulaga, Sajana
Teling Morunga, Morungai
Urdu Sahajna
Central
Provinces Mulaka, Saihan
Western
Region Sundan
Other Sweta Maricha
Indonesia Alor Maroenga, Motong
Bali Kelor, Tjelor
Flores Moltong
Java Kelor
Madura Marongghi
Moluccan Islands Oho Gaairi
Roti Kafok, Kai fok
Sumatra Kalor, Kerore
Sumba Kawona, Wona
Ternate Kelo, Oege Kelo
Tidore Kelo
Timor Baoe fo, Maroenga
Other Remoenggai, Sajor Kelor
Laos Lao B'Loum
Malaysia Kachang Kelur, Lemunggai, Meringgai, Semunggai, Smunggai, Semunggai, Remunggai
Nepal Sitachini
Pakistan Saijan, Sohanjna
Philippines Tagálog Malunkai, Malungai, Malunggay, Mulangai, Mulangay, Kalungai, Kamalungua
Bikol Kalungai
Bisáya Alúngai, Dool, Malungit
Kisaya Kalungai
Ibanág Marongai, Marungai
Ilóko Marongai, Marungai, Komkompilan
Pampángan Dool, Kamalungua, Malúngit
Panay Bisáya Kalamúngai, Kamalongan
Pangasinán Rúnggai
Sambáli Marongai, Marungai
Simeulue Aroenggai
Sri Lanka Murunga
Taiwan Chinese Taiwan name(la mu)
Thailand Central Highlands Ma rum
Thai Kaanaeng-doeng, Phak eehuem, Phak eehum, Phak-nuea-kai, Se-cho-ya
North Ma khonkom
Vietnam Chùm Ngây
Yemen Arabic? Saisam

 


Latin America/Caribbean


COUNTRY LANGUAGE WORD FOR MORINGA TREE
Belize Spanish Maranga calalu
Brazil Portuguese Cedra
Cayman Islands Spanish Mawonga
Colombia Spanish Angela, Aceitoso, Marango, Aceite, Colirio, Goma, Jeringa, Maranjo, Marangon, Sen de la tierra
Costa Rica Spanish Marango, Marangon, Recedad
Cuba Spanish Palo de Tambor, Palo de Jeringa, Acacia, Ben, Calicita, Leno nefrítico, Palo blanco, Paraíso francés
Dominican Republic Spanish Libertad, Palo de abejas, Palo de aceite, Ben, La libertad
Dutch Antilles Dutch Ben boom
Spanish Brenolli, Morenga, Orselli
El Salvador Spanish Teberinto, Ceiba, Marengua, Narango, Paraíso extranjero
French Guiana Saijhan
Guadeloupe French Ben-ailé, Moloko, Maloko
Guatemala Spanish Paraíso blanco, Perlas, Perla
Haiti French Bambou-bananier, Ben oleifere, Benzolive, Benzolivier, Doliv, Graines benne, Ben oleifere, Bambou-bananier, Olivier
English Benzolive tree
Honduras Maranga calalu
Mexico Spanish Arbol e las perlas, Chinto borrgo, Flor de Jacinto, Jacinto, Paraíso blanco, Paraíso de Espana, Perla, Perlas, Perla de la India, Perlas del oriente, San Jacinto
Nicaragua Spanish Marango, Maranjo, Marangon
Panama Spanish Jacinto
Panama Canal Zone English Horseradish tree
Puerto Rico Spanish Ben, Jasmin francés, Resada, Angela, Colirio, Sen de la tierra
San Salvador Spanish Marango, Marangon, Maranjo
Suriname Dutch Peperwortel boom
Indonesian Kelor
Trinidad Hindi? Saijan
Venezuela Spanish Aceite de Ben, Azucarillo, Ben, Sen
Other Arbol do los aspáragos, Bamboubamamoer, Cedro, Cenauro, Chinto borrego, Chuva de prata, Desengaño, Gailito, Guaireña, Hoja de sen, Macasar, Marenque, Moongay, Moriengo, Noz de bem, Orengo, Palo de geringa, Palo jeringa, Paraíso, Pois quinique, Quiabo de tres quinas, Sainto John, Salaster, Salibau, Sen, Seringa


OCEANIA


COUNTRY WORD FOR MORINGA TREE
Fiji Sajina
Guam Katdes, Malungay, Malungkai, Marronggai, Marungai, Marunggai
Palau Malungkai


Other Languages


LANGUAGE WORD FOR MORINGA TREE
English Drumstick tree, Horseradish tree, Mother's Best Friend, Radish tree, West Indian ben
French Bèn ailé, Benzolive, Moringa, Ben oléifère, Arbre radis du cheval
German Behenbaum, Behenussbaum, Flügelsaniger Bennussbaum, Pferderettichbaum
Italian Sàndalo ceruleo
Portuguese Acácia branca, Cedra (Brazil), Marungo, Moringuiero, Muringa
Spanish Árbol del ben, Ben, Morango, Moringa


This list adapted from "The Miracle Tree/Moringa oleifera: Natural Nutrition for the Tropics" 

~E.G.Plott~

 

   

 

 

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