Arshi, Arśī: 6 definitions

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

The Sanskrit term Arśī can be transliterated into English as Arsi or Arshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Arshi in India is the name of a plant defined with Oryza sativa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Oryza sativa cv. italica Alef. (among others).

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

· Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding (1965)
· The Flora of British India (1896)
· Blumea, Supplement (1946)
· Botanisches Archiv (1922)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1987)
· Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy. Part B, Biological Sciences (1989)

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

arśī (अर्शी).—a S Afflicted with hæmorrhoids.

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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

Ārṣī (आर्षी):—[from ārṣa] f. a wife married by the above form of marriage, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra xxiv, 31]

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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

Arsi in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a mirror, looking glass..—arsi (आरसी) is alternatively transliterated as Ārasī.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ārsi (ಆರ್ಸಿ):—[noun] the act or practice of deceiving; deception; cheating.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Arsi (அர்ஸி) noun < Urdu arzi. Petition; அர்ஜி. [arji.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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