The word "manjari" (mən'jə'ri:) is of sanskrit origin that primarily means a collection. e.g."katha manjari" (= a collection of stories like Hitopadesha). It is used in many Indian languages like Hindi ("phool manjari" meaning a collection of flowers or bouquet) and Kannada ("chitra manjari" meaning a collection of pictures i.e. a movie). Manjari also refers to flowers in general, mango flowers and creepers.