Bhera, Bhēra: 8 definitions


Bhera means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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)

1) Bhera 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 Swietenia chloroxylon Roxburgh (among others).

2) Bhera is also identified with Terminalia bellirica It has the synonym Myrobalanus laurinoides (Teijsm. & Binn.) Kuntze (etc.).

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

· Adansonia (1961)
· Flora of the British India (1878)
· Hooker’s Journal of Botany Kew Gard. Misc. (1851)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique (1856)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1824)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum (1791)

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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

bhēra (भेर).—f (bhērī S) A large kind of kettledrum. 2 Applied fig. to a potbelly, a bulging trunk of a tree, a block or huge stone &c.

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bhēra (भेर).—f (Or bōra) A fruit tree, Zizyphus jujuba.

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bhēra (भेर).—f ē R A crack, cleft, fissure.

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bhērā (भेरा).—a R (Commonly bahirā) Deaf. 2 Dead, callous, insensible.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhera (भेर).—A kettle-drum.

Derivable forms: bheraḥ (भेरः).

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

Bhera (भेर):—m. (√bhī?) a kettle-drum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhera (भेर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bheḍa.

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Bhera 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

Bhēra (ಭೇರ):—[noun] = ಭೇರಿ [bheri].

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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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