Bess, Bes, Bisu, Besh: 8 definitions


Bess 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

Bes in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Salix denticulata Andersson from the Salicaceae (Willow) family having the following synonyms: Salix elegans, Salix elegans var. himalensis, Salix himalensis. For the possible medicinal usage of bes, 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)

Bes in South America is the name of a plant defined with Gossypium barbadense in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hibiscus barbadensis (L.) Kuntze (among others).

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

· Encyclopédie Méthodique. Botanique … Supplément (1810)
· Brittonia (1968)
· Ann. Inst. Bot.-Géol. Colon. Marseille, sér. 6 (1945)
· The Flora of British India (1874)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1786)
· Candollea (1950)

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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Beś (बेश्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] beśati, to go (= √pis, pes), [Dhātupāṭha xvii, 71.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Bess 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

Bisu (ಬಿಸು):—

1) [verb] to join together by settling or arranging rightly.

2) [verb] to join, patch, etc. metal products with solder; to solder.

3) [verb] to happen; to occur; to befall.

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Bisu (ಬಿಸು):—[adjective] (only in comp.) warm; hot.

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Bīsu (ಬೀಸು):—

1) [verb] to throw with force (an object) to a distance.

2) [verb] to throw a net (as to make it open to catche birds, animals, etc.

3) [verb] to extend something over an object.

4) [verb] to hold out; to stretch (something) forward.

5) [verb] to agitate and direct the wind with or as with a fan.

6) [verb] (wind) to move; to blow.

7) [verb] 7 to move rapidly.

8) [verb] to wield or swing a weapon, stick, mace, etc.

9) [verb] to swing the hand; (an elephant) to swing the trunk.

10) [verb] to wave a burning torch (as a sign of commencing attack).

11) [verb] to throw (a sword, dagger, cutlass, spear, etc.) at the target.

12) [verb] to move oneself; to change one’s place.

13) [verb] to turn upside down or roll an object on its axis.

14) [verb] to throw or scatter.

15) [verb] to emit (light, odour, etc.).

16) [verb] to thrash or flog.

17) [verb] to push oneself forward vehemently.

18) [verb] to cause to run forward.

19) [verb] to ward off or prevent (an evil) from happening.

20) [verb] to cause to fly (in the air); to hoist.

21) [verb] to make something fit, correspond properly.

22) [verb] to grind by rotating the grinding stone.

23) [verb] ಬೀಸುವ ಕಲ್ಲು [bisuva kallu] bīsuva kallu a hand-driven grinding mill, made of two stone discs, the below one being stationary on which the other one is rotated; ಬೀಸುವ ದೊಣ್ಣೆ [bisuva donne] bīsuva doṇṇe (fig.) an impending danger; ಬೀಸುವ ದೊಣ್ಣೆಯಿಂದ ತಪ್ಪಿಸಿಕೊಂಡರೆ, ಸಾವಿರ ವರ್ಷ ಆಯುಸ್ಸು [bisuva donneyimda tappisikomdare, savira varsha ayussu] bīsuva doṇṇeyinda tappisikoṇḍare, sāvira varṣaāyussu (prov.) saving oneself from the immediate danger is the first priority (long term plan can subsequently be thought of).

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Bīsu (ಬೀಸು):—

1) [noun] the act of swinging (a weapon, staff, the arm, etc.).

2) [noun] the act of moving; movement.

3) [noun] the space or degree to which a thing extends; extent.

4) [noun] the quality of being broad or wide; breadth or width.

5) [noun] the linear measure from one point to another or from one end to another; length.

6) [noun] the condition of having grown well; good growth.

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Bīsu (ಬೀಸು):—[noun] = ಬೀಸ [bisa].

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Bēś (ಬೇಶ್):—[interjection] (used in praising a performer) well done!; very good!; excellent!; Bravo!.

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Bēṣ (ಬೇಷ್):—[interjection] = ಬೇಶ್ [besh].

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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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