Dhakkari, Ḍhakkārī: 7 definitions


Dhakkari 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Dhakkari in India is the name of a plant defined with Clerodendrum phlomidis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Volkameria multiflora Burm.f. (among others).

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

· Glimpses of Cytogenetics in India (1992)
· Hortus Suburbanus Calcuttensis (1845)
· Flora Indica (1768)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Supplementum Plantarum (1782)
· Edinb. Phil. Journ. (1824)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ḍhakkārī (ढक्कारी).—f. An idol of Durgā (Tārā, Tāriṇī) in the Tāntric worship.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ḍhakkārī (ढक्कारी).—f. (-rī) The goddess Tarini, a Tantrika form of Durga.

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

Ḍhakkārī (ढक्कारी):—f. Name of the goddess Tārā or Tāriṇī, [Kulasadbh.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ḍhakkārī (ढक्कारी):—(rī) 3. f. Form of Durgā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dhakkari 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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