Bedi, Bēḍī, Beḍī: 5 definitions


Bedi 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Bedi in Myanmar is the name of a plant defined with Ficus elastica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Urostigma odoratum Miquel (among others).

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

· J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. (1911)
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1987)
· London Journal of Botany (1847)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Supplementum Horti botanici hafniensis (1819)

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

bēḍī (बेडी).—f ( H) A fetter or chain for the foot. 2 A silver ornament of the shape of a fetter. 3 (Gen. having hātācī or hāta or hata prefixed.) A hand-cuff or manacle. 4 fig. A tie, clog, fetter, encumbrance. āpalyā hātānēṃ āpalyā pāyānta bēḍī ghālūna ghēṇēṃ To bring evil (punishment &c.) upon one's self.

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

bēḍī (बेडी).—f A fetter or chain for the foot. A band-cuff. Fig. A tie, clog, encumbrance.

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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

Beḍī (बेडी):—(nf) fetters, shackles; —[kāṭanā] to free from bondage; to unfetter, to remove shackles; —[ḍālanā, —pahananā] to fetter, to put into shackles.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Beḍi (ಬೆಡಿ):—[noun] a small ball-like missile, shot from a firarm; a bullet.

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Bēḍi (ಬೇಡಿ):—[noun] a shackle or chain for the feet; a fetter.

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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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