Cetti, Cettige, Cēṭṭi: 4 definitions


Cetti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Kalpa (Formulas, Drug prescriptions and other Medicinal preparations)

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Cetti [in the Malayalam language] is another name for “Pārantī” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning cetti] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Cetti in India is the name of a plant defined with Boerhavia diffusa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Boerhavia hirsuta L. (among others).

2) Cetti is also identified with Ixora coccinea It has the synonym Ixora coccinea Curtis (etc.).

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

· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
· Mant. Pl. Altera (1771)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1768)
· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)
· Species Plantarum. (1797)
· Mus. Senckenberg.

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

Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Cettī (चेत्ती) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Caitrī.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ceṭṭi (ಚೆಟ್ಟಿ):—[noun] a wide, shallow earthen ware 2.a round earthenware with a constricted neck and a small mouth; a pot.

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Ceṭṭi (ಚೆಟ್ಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the sixth day of a lunar fortnight.

2) [noun] (dial.) the new moon-day in the month of Kārtika, the eighth month in the lunar year.

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Ceṭṭi (ಚೆಟ್ಟಿ):—[noun] the bird Parra jacana; the Indian lapwing.

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Ceṭṭige (ಚೆಟ್ಟಿಗೆ):—[noun] a maid employed for menial works; a female servant.

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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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