Badisha, Baḍiśa, Baḍiśā: 7 definitions


Badisha 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 terms Baḍiśa and Baḍiśā can be transliterated into English as Badisa or Badisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Dhanurveda (science of warfare)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dhanurveda

Baḍiśa (बडिश) refers to a weapon (hook). It is also known as Vaḍiśa. It is a Sanskrit word defined in the Dhanurveda-saṃhitā, which contains a list of no less than 117 weapons. The Dhanurveda-saṃhitā is said to have been composed by the sage Vasiṣṭha, who in turn transmitted it trough a tradition of sages, which can eventually be traced to Śiva and Brahmā.

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Dhanurveda (धनुर्वेद) refers to the “knowledge of warfare” and, as an upaveda, is associated with the Ṛgveda. It contains instructions on warfare, archery and ancient Indian martial arts, dating back to the 2nd-3rd millennium BCE.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Badisa in India is the name of a plant defined with Erythrina variegata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Corallodendron orientale (L.) Kuntze (among others).

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

· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1972)
· Species Plantarum (1763)
· Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India (1961)
· An Interpretation of Rumphius’s Herbarium Amboinense (1917)
· Herbarium Amboinense (1754)
· Flora (1853)

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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

Baḍiśa (बडिश) or Baḍiśā (बडिशा).—

1) A fish-hook स मीनोऽप्यज्ञानाद् बडिशयुतमन्नातु पिशितम् (sa mīno'pyajñānād baḍiśayutamannātu piśitam) Bhartṛhari 3.21; तांस्ते भक्षयतः कण्ठे यस्तप्तबडिशायते (tāṃste bhakṣayataḥ kaṇṭhe yastaptabaḍiśāyate) Bm.1.122. गरीयसेऽपकाराय तिमीनां बडिशं यथा (garīyase'pakārāya timīnāṃ baḍiśaṃ yathā) Śiva. B.26.45.

2) A surgical instrument.

Derivable forms: baḍiśam (बडिशम्), baḍiśaḥ (बडिशः).

See also (synonyms): baḍiśī, baliśa, baliśī.

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

Baḍiśa (बडिश).—[masculine] [neuter] hook, [especially] fish-hook.

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

1) Baḍiśa (बडिश):—mf(ā or ī)n. (also written vaḍiśa and valiśa; cf. also bariśī) a hook, fish-hook, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Purāṇa; Suśruta]

2) a [particular] surgical instrument in the form of a hook, [Suśruta]

3) Name of a man with the [patronymic] Dhāmārgava, [Caraka]

[Sanskrit to German]

Badisha 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

Baḍiśa (ಬಡಿಶ):—[noun] a curved or angular piece of metal or other hard substance for catching fish.

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Baḍisa (ಬಡಿಸ):—[noun] = ಬಡಿಶ [badisha].

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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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