Chikkika: 4 definitions


Chikkika 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 Chhikkika.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

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

2) Chikkika is also identified with Centipeda minima It has the synonym Artemisia sternutatoria Roxb. (etc.).

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

· Ann. Miss. Bot. Gard.
· Taxon (1981)
· Botanical Gazette (1925)
· Phytologia (1975)
· Le Botaniste Cultivateur (1801)
· Cell and Chromosome Research (1984)

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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Chikkika (छिक्किक):—[from chikkana] a mfn. sneezing, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) Chikkikā (छिक्किका):—[from chikkika > chikkana] f. = kkanī, [Bhāvaprakāśa v, 3, 304.]

3) Chikkika (छिक्किक):—b See kkana.

[Sanskrit to German]

Chikkika in German

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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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