Araba: 7 definitions


Araba means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Arab.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Araba in India is the name of a plant defined with Allamanda cathartica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Echites salicifolius Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. (among others).

2) Araba in Kenya is also identified with Cordia monoica It has the synonym Gerascanthus obovatus (Balf.f.) Borhidi (etc.).

3) Araba in Nigeria is also identified with Ceiba pentandra It has the synonym Bombax guineense Thonn. (etc.).

4) Araba is also identified with Dactyladenia barteri It has the synonym Acioa trillesiana Pierre ex De Wild. (etc.).

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

· Fl. Mexic. (1893)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (4351)
· Current Science (1981)
· Encycl. (Lamarck) (1798)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinb. (1884)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Araba, for example diet and recipes, side effects, chemical composition, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, health benefits, 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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

araba (अरब).—m ( A) An Arabian.

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arabā (अरबा).—a ( A) Four. arabaina a (A) Forty. Used of the Arabic year.

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arabā (अरबा).—m ( A) The fire or fighting of the Arabs. v jhāḍa with vara of o. Hence, (as this is in vollies, or is sharp and smart,) 2 A volley of abuse or threats; an outburst of passion; any highly brisk and animated action; as rāgācā-jēva- ṇyācā-lihiṇyācā-a0. The word agrees in this sense with jhapāṭā, taḍākhā, dhaḍākhā &c., but is far less common. 3 For arabā as derived from see arābā. 4 At and about sōḷāpūra. A gate (of a fort or village). a0 uḍaṇēṃ g. of s. & vara of o. To rise against angrily. a0 piūna jāṇēṃ-piṇēṃ-sōsaṇēṃ To sustain the brunt, ardor, vehemence (of an angry speech or demonstration).

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arābā (अराबा).—( P) Wordly equipage or establishment; dependents and possessions; concerns and engagements; family, followers, lands, cattle, affairs. v paḍa, ghāla, māṇḍa, pasara, ucala, aṭapa. 2 Pompous display or outlay. v ghāla, ghālūna basa. See āva, āḍambara, ḍaula &c. 3 Misused for ara- bā or arabbā.

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ārābā (आराबा).—m See arābā.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Āraba (आरब):—m. an Arabian (f(ī) .), [Jaina literature]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Āraba (आरब) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ārava, Āravaga.

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Araba 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

Araba (अरब) [Also spelled arab]:—(a) a thousand million; (nm) an Arab; the Arab country.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Araba (ಅರಬ):—

1) [noun] an Arab a) a native or inhabitant of Arabia; b) any of a Semitic people native to Arabia but now widely scattered in other countries.

2) [noun] ಅರಬರೆರೆಯ [arabarereya] arabarereya Mohammed, the Arab prophet who founded Islam.

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Araba (ಅರಬ):—[noun] a big, usu. two-wheeled cart drawn by a horse, ox, etc.

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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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