Cakki, Cakkī, Cākki: 6 definitions


Cakki means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology, Tamil. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakki.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Cakki in India is the name of a plant defined with Artocarpus heterophyllus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Artocarpus maximus Blanco (among others).

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

· Interpr. Rumphius Herbarium Amboinenese (1917)
· Supplementum Plantarum Systematis Vegetabilium Editionis Decimae Tertiae (1782)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1789)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1996)

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

cakkī (चक्की).—f ( H The ca however is Ts.) A handmill.

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

cakkī (चक्की).—f A handmill.

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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

Cakkī (चक्की) [Also spelled chakki]:—(nf) a quern; mill; grinding mill; kneepan; cake (e.g. soapcake); —[kā pāṭa] mill-stone; —[ke pāṭoṃ ke bīca pajanā/pisanā] to be sandwiched between two afflictions; —[pīsanā] to grind; to put in rigorous work; to be under imprisonment; —[meṃ pisanā] to be constantly in harness.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Cakki (चक्कि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit words: Cakrin, Cakrika.

Cakki has the following synonyms: Cakkiya.

2) Cakkī (चक्की) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Cakrā.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cakki (சக்கி) noun [Telugu: cekka.] Any wooden piece or frame; துண்டுச்சட்டம். [thunduchattam.] Colloq.

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Cākki (சாக்கி) noun < sākṣin. Eye witness. See சாட்சி. தேவர் சாக்கியாக [sadsi. thevar sakkiyaga] (இராமநாடகம் உயுத். [iramanadagam uyuth.] 71).

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Cākki (சாக்கி) noun Flint. See சக்கிமுக்கிக்கல். சதிகொண்ட சாக்கி யெரியின் வடிவாம் [sakkimukkikkal. sathigonda sakki yeriyin vadivam] (திருமந். [thiruman.] 1653).

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Cākki (சாக்கி) noun < English Jack. See ஜாக்கி. [jakki.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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