Aika: 5 definitions


Aika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Aika in Madagascar is the name of a plant defined with Crotalaria pallida in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Crotalaria striata fo. latifoliolata De Wild. (among others).

2) Aika is also identified with Indigofera hendecaphylla It has the synonym Indigofera endecaphylla Jacq. (etc.).

3) Aika is also identified with Indigofera suffruticosa It has the synonym Anila tinctoria var. vera Kuntze (etc.).

4) Aika is also identified with Indigofera tinctoria It has the synonym Indigofera tulearensis Drake (etc.).

5) Aika in Papua New Guinea is also identified with Kalanchoe pinnata It has the synonym Bryophyllum adelae (Roxb.) Berger (etc.).

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

· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1825)
· Biodiversidad del estado de Tabasco (2005)
· Cytologia (1989)
· Synopsis Plantarum (1847)
· Fieldiana, Botany (1946)
· Reinwardtia (1962)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Aika, for example extract dosage, chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aika (ऐक).—a. Belonging to one.

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

Aika (ऐक):—mfn. ([from] eka), belonging or relating to one (?), [gana] gahādi, [Pāṇini 4-2, 138 (not in Kāśikā-vṛtti])

[Sanskrit to German]

Aika 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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