Aci, Āci, A-cí, Ācī: 5 definitions


Aci means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Achi.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

A-ci in Mexico is the name of a plant defined with Stevia caracasana in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ageratum viscosum Sessé & Moc. (among others).

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

· The Botany of Captain Beechey’s Voyage (1841)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1895)
· Linnaea (1852)
· Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1849)
· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (1820)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1836)

If you are looking for specific details regarding A-ci, for example side effects, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, extract dosage, health benefits, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āci (आचि).—5 U.

1) To accumulate, heap up, collect.

2) To load with, fill or cover with, cover over, spread; शैलैरिवाचिनोद् भूमिम् (śailairivācinod bhūmim) Bhaṭṭikāvya 17.69,14.46,47.

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

Āci (आचि).—& samā collect, accumulate; lad, cover, furnish with ([instrumental]).

Āci is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and ci (चि).

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

Āci (आचि):—[=ā-ci] -√1. ci [Parasmaipada] -cinoti ([Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]) [Ātmanepada] -cinute ([Bhāgavata-purāṇa]) to accumulate;

— (perf. -cicāya, 2. [dual number] [Ātmanepada] -cikyāte) to cover with ([instrumental case]), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Aci (அசி) noun < asi.

1. Sword, knife; வாள். (திவா.) [val. (thiva.)]

2. Weapon; படைக்கலம். (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [padaikkalam. (sudamaninigandu)]

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Aci (அசி) noun < hasikā. Derisive laughter; அவமதிச்சிரிப்பு. (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [avamathichirippu. (sudamaninigandu)]

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Aci (அசி) [acittal] 11 intransitive verb < has. To laugh; சிரித்தல். புள்ளெலா மசிப்ப போன்று [sirithal. pullela masippa ponru] (சீவகசிந்தாமணி [sivagasindamani] 659).

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Aci (அசி) [acittal] 11 v.transitive < aś. To eat, consume; உண்டல். [undal.] (தேவாரம் [thevaram] 867, 3.)

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Āci (ஆசி) noun < ā-śis.

1. Blessing, benediction; வாழ்த்து. இசையவர் ஆசி சொல்ல [vazhthu. isaiyavar asi solla] (தேவாரம் [thevaram] 212, 5).

2. Figure of speech expressing benediction; வாழ்த்தணி. [vazhthani.] (வீரசோழீயம் அலங். [virasozhiyam alang.] 33.)

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Āci (ஆசி) [ācittal] 11 v.transitive < āśā. To desire, wish earnestly, long for; விரும்புதல். ஆசித்தார் மனதிற் புகுமுத்தம [virumbuthal. asithar manathir pugumuthama] (திருப்புகழ் [thiruppugazh] 403).

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Aci (அசி) noun perhaps from asi. Soul; ஆன்மா. [anma.] (W.)

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Aci (அசி) noun probably from asira. Arrow; அம்பு. (பொதிகை நிகண்டு) [ambu. (pothigai nigandu)]

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Āci (ஆசி) noun < āji. (நாநார்த்த. [nagarthathipigai])

1. Even ground; ஒத்த தரை. [otha tharai.]

2. Battle; போர். [por.]

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