Dakara, Ḍakāra: 8 definitions


Dakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, 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 Dakar.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Dakara in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Boswellia neglecta in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Boswellia microphylla Chiov. (among others).

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

· Phytochemistry
· Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1877)

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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

ḍakāra (डकार).—m A covert term for ḍhēṅkara A belch.

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

ḍakāra (डकार).—m A covert term for ḍhēṅkara. A belch.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Ḍakāra (डकार):—[=ḍa-kāra] [from ḍa] m. the letter , [Taittirīya-prātiśākhya iv, 38 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) Dakāra (दकार):—[=da-kāra] [from da] m. the letter or sound d.

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Dakara 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ḍakāra (डकार) [Also spelled dakar]:—(nf) a belch; eructation; (nm) the letter [ḍa] (da) and its sound; —[na lenā] to appropriate another’s due and not to let out any sign of it, to quietly assimilate another’s due; —[jānā/lenā] to appropriate and assimilate another’s due; to swallow.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ḍakāra (ಡಕಾರ):—[noun] the letter or the sound of 'ಡ'.

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Dakāra (ದಕಾರ):—[noun] the letter or the sound of '[da] '.

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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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