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

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

Read The Authentic Article with Pictures here.

February 28, 2014 at 7:02pm

Also Read "Exposing the Lies & Deception with Imported Moringa Leaf & Seed Suppliers from Cameroon and other Fraudsters!"

 

 

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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