Ashrika, Aśrīka: 8 definitions


Ashrika 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.

The Sanskrit term Aśrīka can be transliterated into English as Asrika or Ashrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Asrika in India is the name of a plant defined with Crocus sativus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Geanthus autumnalis Raf. (among others).

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

· Illustrations of the Botany of the Himalayan Mountains (1834)
· Irid. Gen. (1827)
· Gard. Chron. (1879)
· Fl. Ital. (1860)
· Regnum Vegetabile, or ‘a Series of Handbooks for the Use of Plant Taxonomists and Plant Geographers’ (1993)
· BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2004)

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

Aśrīka (अश्रीक).—a.

1) Having no splendour, without beauty, pale; अश्रीकाः काश्चिदन्तर्दिश इव दधिरे दाहमुद्भ्रान्तसत्त्वाः (aśrīkāḥ kāścidantardiśa iva dadhire dāhamudbhrāntasattvāḥ) Śiśupālavadha 15.96.

2) Unlucky, unpropitious, not prosperous.

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

Aśrīka (अश्रीक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Unlucky, unpropitious. E. a neg. śrī fortune, and kan aff.

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

Aśrīka (अश्रीक):—[=a-śrīka] [from a-śrī] 1. a-śrīka mfn. unlucky, [Mahābhārata iii, 12261.]

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

Aśrīka (अश्रीक):—[a-śrīka] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Inglorious.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ashrika 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aśrīka (ಅಶ್ರೀಕ):—[adjective] lacking material possessions; wealthless.

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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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