Chalita: 6 definitions
Chalita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chhalita.
Ambiguity: Although Chalita has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Calita. It further has the optional forms Chālita.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Chalita in India is the name of a plant defined with Dillenia 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 Dillenia speciosa Gilg (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora de Filipinas, ed. 2 (1845)
· Not. Pl. Asiat. (1854)
· Blumea (1952)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (1799)
· FBI (1872)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Chalita, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, health benefits, extract dosage, diet and recipes, side effects, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Chalita (छलित).—a. Cheated, deceived &c.
-tam Deceiving, cheating.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Chalita (छलित):—[from chal] mfn. deceived, [Rāmāyaṇa ii, 34, 36; Harṣacarita; Amaru-śataka 41]
2) [v.s. ...] n. a kind of dance performed by men, [Kāvyādarśa i, 39.]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Chalita (छलित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Chalia.
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Search found 7 books and stories containing Chalita, Chālita; (plurals include: Chalitas, Chālitas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Harshacharita (socio-cultural Study) (by Mrs. Nandita Sarmah)
Part 2.3: Relation between the King and the Ministers < [Chapter 5 - Political Aspects]
Indian Medicinal Plants (by Kanhoba Ranchoddas Kirtikar)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Gati in Theory and Practice (by Dr. Sujatha Mohan)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)