Baga: 5 definitions


Baga means something in 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 Baag.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Baga in Gabon is the name of a plant defined with Erythrophleum suaveolens in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Fillaea suaveolens Guill. & Perr. (among others).

2) Baga in India is also identified with Crinum asiaticum It has the synonym Bulbine asiatica (L.) Gaertn. (etc.).

3) Baga in Indonesia is also identified with Flacourtia indica It has the synonym Flacourtia ramontchi L’Hérit. (etc.).

4) Baga in Senegal is also identified with Cassia sieberiana It has the synonym Cassia sieberana DC. (etc.).

5) Baga is also identified with Crinum zeylanicum It has the synonym Amaryllis liturata Rchb. (etc.).

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

· Stirp. Nov. (1786)
· Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.
· Sci. Rep. Res. Inst. Evol. Biol. (1986)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1825)
· Miss. stud. Lago Tana (1951)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2001)

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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

baga (बग).—f (Low.) A side of the body, Gen. in obl. cases; as tyā bagēsa, hyā bagēsa.

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baga (बग).—a P Unfledged.

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bāga (बाग).—m if large, f if small ( P) A garden, an orchard, a plantation.

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bāga (बाग).—n C A bend or curvature.

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bāga (बाग).—f bāgadōra m ( or H) A long rope with which horses are led.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

baga (बग).—f A side of the body. Ex. tyā bagēsa hyā bagēsa.

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bāga (बाग).—m f A garden, an orchard. n A bend.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Bāga (बाग) [Also spelled baag]:—(nf) the reins; ~[ḍora] the reins, halter; •[hātha meṃ honā] to have control over, to control the reins; ~[ḍora hātha se chūṭanā] to lose control over, to lose hold over the reins; —[ḍhīlī choḍanā] to give horse the bridle, to lay the bridle on his neck, to abandon control.

2) Bāga (बाग) [Also spelled baag]:—(nm) a garden, park; —[bāga] extremely delighted, very happy; ~[bāna] a gardener; horticulturist; ~[bānī] gardening, horticulture.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bāga (ಬಾಗ):—[noun] (rightly, ಭಾಗ [bhaga]) a part, portion of a whole.

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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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