Abdika, Ābdika: 11 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Abdika in India is the name of a plant defined with Tamarindus indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Tamarindus occidentalis Gaertn. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Kromosomo (1787)
· Prodromus Stirpium in Horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium (1796)
· Sci. Rep. Res. Inst. Evol. Biol. (1986)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1996)
· Acta Botanica Austro Sinica (1989)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1997)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ābdika (आब्दिक).—a. (- f.) [अब्द-ठक् (abda-ṭhak)] Annual, yearly; आब्दिकः करः (ābdikaḥ karaḥ) Manusmṛti 7.129,3.1.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abdika (अब्दिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Annual, yearly. E. abda and ṭhan aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ābdika (आब्दिक).—i. e. abda + ika, adj. Yearly, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 3.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ābdika (आब्दिक).—[adjective] annual, yearly; —° of — years.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ābdika (आब्दिक):—[from ābdam] mfn. annual, yearly, [Manu-smṛti]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abdika (अब्दिक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Yearly.

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Abdika in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ābdika (आब्दिक):—(a) yearly, annual.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ābdika (ಆಬ್ದಿಕ):—[adjective] happening or appearing once a year; yearly; annual.

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Ābdika (ಆಬ್ದಿಕ):—[noun] the annual rituals for the dead.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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