Fruit names in Sanskrit

फलानां नामानि (phalānāṃ nāmāni)
Names of Fruits

In Sanskrit फलानां नामानि (phalānāṃ nāmāni) means List of Fruit names. We have listed the names of fruits in Sanskrit along with their English and Hindi names for easy understanding. They are as given below:


English: Mango

Hindi: आम

Mangoes vary in size, shape, colour and sweetness. The skin colour may be pale yellow, gold, or orange.


English: Guava

Hindi: अमरूद

Guavas are long, round or oval. The outer skin is usually green before maturity and may be yellow or green when ripe.


English: Pomegranate

Hindi: अनार

Pomegranates are generally maroon in colour with an outer hard skin and inner spongy wall where seeds (red) attach.


English: Grape

Hindi: अंगूर

Grapes grow in clusters of 15 to 300. Their colour can be crimson, black, dark blue, yellow, green, orange or pink.


English: Orange

Hindi: संतरा

Orange trees are grown in tropical and subtropical climates. Oranges are generally sweet to taste.


English: Papaya

Hindi: पपीता

Papaya fruit is a large berry. Its skin attains an amber or orange shade and feels soft when it is ripe.


English: Banana

Hindi: केला

Banana fruits develop in a large hanging cluster. The hanging cluster is known as a bunch. Banana fruits have been described as a leathery berry.


English: Java plum or Black plum

Hindi: जामुन

Java plum or Black plum are purple in colour with a combination of sweet and sour taste. It is native to the Indian Subcontinent and surrounding regions.


English: Lychee

Hindi: लीची

The outside of the fruit is roughly textured, inedible, and colour is pink-red. The inner part is sweet and generally eaten in different dessert dishes.


English: Coconut

Hindi: नारियल

The coconut fruit is a drupe. It has three layers, namely the exocarp, mesocarp, and endocarp. Coconut water is a favourite drink savoured by many.


English: Watermelon

Hindi: तरबूज

watermelon in Sanskrit

Watermelon is a sweet fruit, which is generally consumed in summer as fresh slices or as juice. It  contains 91% water, 6% sugars and is low in fat.


English: Apple

Hindi: सेब

Apple in Sanskrit

All parts of the fruit are suitable for consumption including the skin, except for the seeds. It is 86% water and 14% carbohydrates, with negligible content of fat and protein.


English: Jackfruit

Hindi: कटहल

Ripe Jack fruit is naturally sweet with subtle pineapple like flavor. The seeds from ripe fruits are edible. The edible pulp is approximately 75% water.


English: Strawberry

Hindi: स्ट्रॉबेरी

Strawberries are rich in vitamin C and are commonly eaten fresh as a dessert fruit. Strawberries have about 200 seeds on its external membrane and are red in colour.


English: Pineapple

Hindi: अनानास

Pineapple in Sanskrit

Pineapples are generally cylindrical in shape with a brown or yellow skin and a spiny crown of green leaves. Raw pineapple pulp is 86% water and yellow in colour.


English: Cherry

Hindi: चेरी

Cherry in Sanskrit

Cherry are usually small, round and red in colour, with a smooth hard seed and a short hard stem. Some are sweet and some sour.


English: Walnut

Hindi: अखरोट

Walnuts are round, single-seeded stone fruits that grow from the walnut tree. The shell is hard and inside this shell there is a wrinkly, globe-shaped nut.


English: Cashewnuts

Hindi: काजू

Cashew in Sanskrit

The cashew seed is attached to the cashew fruit called the apple. Cashew nut is inside the seed. Cashew nuts are white in colour.


English: Musk melon

Hindi: खरबूज

Muskmelon in Sanskrit

Muskmelon is a sweet fruit with a unique musky flavour and tan skin. The inner part becomes yellowish orange when ripe.


English: Cucumber

Hindi: ककडी

Cucumber name in Sanskrit

Cucumber is cylindrical and elongated with tapered ends. Cucumber consist of 95% water. However, it is often considered and eaten as a vegetable.


English: Almond

Hindi: बादाम

Almonds name in Sanskrit

The fruit of the almond is a drupe which consists of an outer hard shell with the seed inside. The almond nut is brownish in colour.


English: Raisin

Hindi: किशमिश

Raisin is a dried grape. Raisin are of a variety of sizes and colors including black, brown and yellow among others.


English: Dates

Hindi: खजूर

Dates are eaten out of hand either dry or soft. They are a dry fruit which are used as snack food. They are dark brown in colour.