Bella: 4 definitions


Bella means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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

Bella in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Chloroxylon swietenia from the Rutaceae (Lemon) family having the following synonyms: Swietenia chloroxylon. For the possible medicinal usage of bella, 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)

Bella in India is the name of a plant defined with Chloroxylon faho in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Chloroxylon swietenia DC. (among others).

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

· Adansonia (1961)
· Adansonia (1967)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1824)

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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Bella, (m. & nt.) (=beluva, q. v. ) the fruit of the Vilva tree (a kind of citron?) J. III, 77 (C. beluva); VI, 578. Also in doubtful passage at J. III, 319 (v. l. mella, phella). (Page 490)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bella (ಬೆಲ್ಲ):—

1) [noun] a coarse, darg sugar made from the sugar cane juce or from the sap of certain palm trees.

2) [noun] a kissing; a kiss.

3) [noun] (fig.) pretentious behaviour for impressing, cheating others.

4) [noun] (fig.) the quality of being agreeable to or friendly with, others);ಬೆಲ್ಲದಚ್ಚು [belladaccu] belladaccu jaggery in the form of a cube, with a hollow on oneside.

5) [noun] ಬೆಲ್ಲಬೆಲ್ಲಸ [bellabellasa] bella bellasa = ಬೆಲ್ಲಬೆಲಸ [bellabelasa]; ಬೆಲ್ಲದ ಉಂಡೆ [bellada umde] bellada uṇḍe jaggery in the form of a ball; ಬೆಲ್ಲ ತೂಗು [bella tugu] bella tūgu (fig.) to sleep lightly; to be half asleep; to doze; to nap; ಬೆಲ್ಲಬೆಲಸ [bellabelasa] bella belasa a kind of dislike regarding sweet dishes, caused by excess eating of sweet.

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Beḷḷa (ಬೆಳ್ಳ):—

1) [noun] white colour.

2) [noun] an overflowing of water on an area normally dry; inundation; deluge; flood.

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Beḷḷa (ಬೆಳ್ಳ):—

1) [noun] a stupid fellow; a fool.

2) [noun] an innocent man.

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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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