Bhoi, Bhōī, Bhoī: 5 definitions


Bhoi means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhoi.—Telugu modification of Sanskrit Bhogin (q. v.); palanquin-bearer (Ep. Ind., Vol. XVIII, p. 308, note 8). Note: bhoi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Bhoi in Malaysia is the name of a plant defined with Roucheria griffithiana in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

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

· London Journal of Botany (1847)

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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

bhōī (भोई).—m ( H) An individual of a class of people who are palanquin-bearers and fishermen. 2 A palanquin-bearer or dooly-bearer gen. 3 fig. A leg or stick of a cradle-frame. 4 A term at plays. See bhōgyā.

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bhōī (भोई).—f (bhū S) The earth. For this word and its compounds see the preferable form bhuī.

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

bhōī (भोई).—m A palanquin-bearer. f The earth.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Bhoi (भोइ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bhojin.

2) Bhoi (भोइ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhogin.

2) Bhoi has the following synonyms: Bhoia.

3) Bhoī (भोई) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhogyā.

Bhoī has the following synonyms: Bhoiyā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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