Dita: 9 definitions


Dita 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)

1) Dita in Philippine Islands is the name of a plant defined with Detarium senegalense in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Detarium heudelotianum Baill. (among others).

2) Dita in Philippines is also identified with Alstonia scholaris It has the synonym Chonemorpha malabarica G. Don (etc.).

3) Dita is also identified with Alyxia concatenata It has the synonym Gynopogon monilifera (S. Vidal) Merr., also moniliferus (etc.).

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

· J. Pharm. Pharmac. Sci. (2005)
· World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database (2003)
· World Checklist of Seed Plants. (1995)
· Pharmacology. (2005)
· Flora of the British India (1882)
· On the Asclepiadeae (1810)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Dita, for example chemical composition, extract dosage, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, health benefits, side effects, 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dita (दित).—a. [do-kta itvam] Cut, torn, rent, divided; पुनः प्रसाद्य तं सोमः कला लेभे क्षये दिताः (punaḥ prasādya taṃ somaḥ kalā lebhe kṣaye ditāḥ) Bhāgavata 6.6.24.

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

Dita (दित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Cut, torn, divided. E. to cut, affix kta.

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

1) Dita (दित):—1. dita mfn. (√3. ) bound (cf. ud-, ni-, saṃ-).

2) 2. dita mfn. (√do, [Pāṇini 7-4, 40]) cut, torn, divided, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa vi, 6, 23] (cf. nir-).

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

Dita (दित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Cut, torn.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dita (दित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dia.

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Dita 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

Diṭa (ದಿಟ):—

1) [noun] the quality or fact of being true.

2) [noun] that which is true.

3) [noun] the Supreme Being.

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Diṭa (ದಿಟ):—[adverb] certainly; truly; in fact.

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Dita (ದಿತ):—[adjective] cut or separated from a whole; severed.

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Dita (ದಿತ):—[noun] a piece or part severed from a whole.

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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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