Canni, Caṇṇi, Caṉṉi: 3 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Canni in India is the name of a plant defined with Pavetta indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ixora pavetta Benth. (among others).

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

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1820)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1983)
· Nucleus (1987)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1768)

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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Canni (ಚನ್ನಿ):—[noun] a beautiful, young woman.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Caṇṇi (சண்ணி) [caṇṇittal] 11 transitive verb cf. san.

1. To smear, as with sacred ashes; பூசுதல். வெண் ணீறு சண்ணித்த மேனி [pusuthal. ven niru sannitha meni] (தேவாரம் [thevaram] 697, 1).

2. To dwell in, inhabit; சார்ந்திருத்தல் ஆமாத்தூர் சண்ணிப் பானை [sarnthiruthal amathur sannip panai] (தேவாரம் [thevaram] 1020, 8).

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Caṉṉi (சன்னி) noun < san-ni-pāta. [K. sanni.] Diseases resulting from the morbid condition of the three bodily humours, 13 in number, viz., kaṇṭa-kupcam, cimpakam, tāntirikam, pakkiṉa-nēttirakam, ruktākam, ciḵkulīkam, piralāpam, antakam, irattaṣṭīvi, cittavippiramam, cītāṅkam, karṇikam, apiṉṉiyācam; கண்டகுப்சம், சிம்பகம், தாந்திரிகம், பக்கினநேத்திரகம், ருக்தாகம், சிஃகுலீகம், பிரலாபம், அந்தகம், இரத்தஷ்டீவி, சித்த விப்பிரமம், சீதாங்கம், கர்ணிகம், அபின்னியாசம் என்ற பதின்மூன்றுவகைப்பட்ட சன்னிநோய். [kandagupsam, simbagam, thanthirigam, pakkinanethiragam, rugthagam, siqkuligam, piralapam, anthagam, irathashdivi, sitha vippiramam, sithangam, karnigam, apinniyasam enra pathinmunruvagaippatta sanninoy.] (சீவரட்சாமிருதம் [sivaradsamirutham] 22.)

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Caṉṉi (சன்னி) noun < saṃjñin. That which has a name; பேருள்ளது. யாவையுந் தோற்செவி யுடைய சன்னியாம் [perullathu. yavaiyun thorsevi yudaiya sanniyam] (மேருமந்தரபுராணம் [merumandarapuranam] 1352).

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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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