Dipya, Dīpya: 8 definitions

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Dipya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Dīpyā (दीप्या) is another name for Śatāvarī, a medicinal plant identified with Asparagus racemosus Willed. (or “buttermilk root”) from the Asparagaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.116-119 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Dīpyā and Śatāvarī, there are a total of thirty-two Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dīpya (दीप्य).—a.

1) To be kindled, inflammable.

2) Tonic, digestive.

-pyam White cumin seed.

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

Dīpya (दीप्य).—mfn.

(-pyaḥ-pyā-pyaṃ) 1. To be kindled or inflamed. 2. To be stimulated. m.

(-pyaḥ) 1. A plant, (Celosia cristata.) 2. An aromatic seed, (Ligusticum ajwaen.) E. dīpa, and yat affix: see dīpa; also with kan added dīpyakaḥ see dīpaka.

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

1) Dīpya (दीप्य):—[from dīp] mfn. to be kindled or inflamed or stimulated, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] promoting digestion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Celosia Cristata

4) [v.s. ...] Ptychotis Ajowan

5) [v.s. ...] cumin-seed, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] n. white cumin-seed, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Dīpya (दीप्य):—(pyaḥ) 1. m. A plant (Celosia cristata); an aromatic seed. a. That should be kindled, inflamed or stimulated.

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Dipya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dīpya (ದೀಪ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the plant Celosia cristata of Amaranthaceae family; cock’s comb.

2) [noun] the plant Trachyspermum ammi (Carum copiticum) of Apiaceae family; bishop’s weed.

3) [noun] its seed.

4) [noun] the plant Cuminum cyminum of Apiaceae family.

5) [noun] its seed; cumin.

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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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