Barh: 9 definitions


Barh 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Barh [बढ़] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Ficus benghalensis L. from the Moraceae (Mulberry) family. For the possible medicinal usage of barh, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

Barh in India is the name of a plant defined with Ficus benghalensis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ficus cotonifolia Stokes (among others).

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

· Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi (1867)
· Bot. Mat. Med. (1812)
· Species Plantarum
· Enumeratio plantarum (1805)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1987)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Barh, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, side effects, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Barh (बर्ह्).—I. 1 Ā. (barhate)

1) To speak.

2) To give.

3) To cover.

4) To hurt, kill, destroy.

5) To spread.

6) To be pre-eminent or excellent. -II. 1 U. (barhayati-te) To hurt, injure.

2) To speak. -With नि (ni) to kill, destroy; निबर्हयन्तश्चांन्योन्यं ते राक्षसवनौकसः (nibarhayantaścāṃnyonyaṃ te rākṣasavanaukasaḥ) Rām.6.9.3; विलोकनेनैव तवामुना मुने कृतः कृतार्थोऽस्मि निबर्हितांहसा (vilokanenaiva tavāmunā mune kṛtaḥ kṛtārtho'smi nibarhitāṃhasā) Śiśupālavadha 1.29.

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

Barh (बर्ह्).—[barha] r. 1st cl. (barhate) 1. To be pre-eminent or excellent; (also varha, but less usually. 2. To speak or tell. 3. To kill or hurt. 4. To cover. 5. To remember. 6. To spread. 7. To give. (In these senses it is more usually varha.) r. 10th cl. (-barhayati) To hurt or kill; also varha .

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

Barh (बर्ह्).—or varh Varh, i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] † 1. To be pre-eminent. † 2. To speak. 3. To kill. † 4. To give, or to cover. i. 10, † 1. To speak. 2. To kill, to hurt.

— With the prep. ni ni, i. 10, To destroy, to remove, [Śiśupālavadha] 1, 29.

— Cf. varh, valh.

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

Barh (बर्ह्):—or varh (cf.bṛh, vṛh) [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] barhate (only [Dhātupāṭha xvi, 39]),

—to speak;

—to hurt;

—to give or cover (dāna [varia lectio] chādana);

— [class] 10. [Parasmaipada] [xxxiii, 96] to speak;

—to shine.

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

Barh (बर्ह्):—(ṅa) varhate 1. d. To be pre-eminent; to tell; to hurt; to cover; to remember; to spread; to give.

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Barh 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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