Doi, Ḍōī, Ḍoī: 4 definitions


Doi means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Doi is an Assamese term referring to “bamboo splint”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Doi in Fiji is the name of a plant defined with Alphitonia zizyphoides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Alphitonia excelsa (Fenzl) Benth. (among others).

2) Doi in Ivory Coast is also identified with Parkia biglobosa It has the synonym Inga senegalensis DC. (etc.).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Biographical Dictionary of Botanists Represented in the Hunt Institute Portrait Collection. (1972)
· D.S.B. (1981)
· African Journal of Biomedical Research (2002)
· Loudon’s Hortus Britannicus. A catalogue (1830)

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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍōī (डोई).—f The head. Pr. ḍōī dharalā tara bōḍakā hātīṃ dharalā tara rōḍakā Used of one from whom nothing is to be got, seize, grasp, or handle him howsoever. 2 fig. An individual, a head or poll. Ex. dara ḍōīsa ēka paisā dyāvā. 3 An ancestor, a head of a generation: hence a generation. Ex. tyā gāṃvānta mājhyā pāñca ḍōyā jhālyā. ḍōī ucalaṇēṃ To rise into some repute or account; to lift up the head. ḍōī uṭhaṇēṃ g. of s. To get a headache. And, esp. in Konkaṇ, ḍōkēṃ ukalaṇēṃ. ḍōī uṭhaviṇēṃ To make one's head to ache. ḍōī karaṇēṃ To shave the head. ḍōī kāḍhaṇēṃ (To put forth one's head.) To come out into public: also to hold up the head; to emerge from poverty or obscurity. ḍōīkharaḍyā a ḍōītāśā a Reviling terms for a bad barber. ḍōī khājaviṇēṃ To tease or provoke. ḍōī ṭēṅkaṇēṃ To force one's self upon one (as for a dinner &c.); to sponge. 2 To be wearied or worn out; to be ready to sink, despair, give up. ḍōī tāviṇēṃ (To heat one's head; as by trudging about in the sun &c.) To toil hard or take great pains; to drudge, moil, fag. ḍōī dēūna basaṇēṃ or ḍōī dēṇēṃ To sit with perseverance and determination; to sit fast--a guest or visitor: also to sit complacently (as if nothing had happened) after having peculated or gulped largely. ḍōī dēṇēṃ or māraṇēṃ To aid, assist, lend a helping hand. 2 To set to vigorously. ḍōī phiraṇēṃ g. of s. To have one's head turned; i. e. to fall into a passion, or to become very passionate. ḍōī māraṇēṃ g. of o. To behead. 2 fig. To blast (one's hopes and prospects); to ruin. ḍōī hālaviṇēṃ To rise into eminence or wealth. 2 To nod assent. 3 To toss about the head (in demoniac possession). ḍōīcā cēṇḍū karaṇēṃ (To toss one's head about like a ball.) To storm and rave at. 2 (To suffer one's head to be made a ball of.) To submit to abuse or indignities. ḍōīcēṃ ukhaḷa karaṇēṃ To become very violent and vituperative. 2 To submit to abuse or ill treatment. ḍōīcē kēsa nāhīṃsē karaṇēṃ To rate or scold vehemently. ḍōīcēṃ khāndyāvara yēṇēṃ To be somewhat alleviated--a burden or care. ḍōīcē vāṭēnēṃ karja dēṇēṃ (To walk on one's head to pay a debt, i. e.) To pay with alacrity, without the usual demurring and lying. Also to pay, although it should be necessary to earn the money by carrying burdens on the head. ḍōīcē vāṭēnēṃ ghēṇēṃ To receive very humbly (by bowing the head down to one's feet &c.): also-dēṇēṃ To give very humbly. ḍōīnēṃ cālaṇēṃ To walk or conduct one's self proudly and pompously. ḍōīnēṃ cālata yēṇēṃ To come humbly and submissively. 2 To come eagerly (without invitation &c.) ḍōīvara khāpara or haṇḍī phōḍaṇēṃ To cast all the blame and burden (of an evil deed or some misfortune) upon a blameless person. Also phuṭaṇēṃ. ḍōīvara ghēṇēṃ To undertake; to take the burden upon one's self. 2 To bear the blame. ḍōīvara caḍhaṇēṃ To rise against; to rebel against authority. ḍōīvara divasa or sūrya yēṇēṃ To be noon. ḍōīvara dhūḷa ghālaṇēṃ To throw dust on one's head; i. e. to manifest suffering under some affliction. 2 To undergo great hardships in the pursuit of. ḍōīvara padara yēṇēṃ g. of s. To become a widow; or to be shamed into concealment from the public view. ḍōīvara basaṇēṃ g. of o. To mount over one's head; to supersede. 2 To assume over; to rise against. ḍōīvara basaviṇēṃ To exalt unduly over one's self (wife, servant, son &c.): also to idolize or adore. ḍōīvara mirēṃ vāṭaṇēṃ To rise against and hold in abject subjection. ḍōīvara viḷaviṇēṃ To fix a fault forcibly and wrongfully. ḍōīvara śēṅkaṇēṃ g. of o. To sustain a loss (in trade, &c.) ḍōīvara hāta ghēūna yēṇēṃ To return empty-handed, disappointed of expected advantage. ḍōī- vara hāta ṭhēvaṇēṃ g. of o. To bless. 2 To chouse, cozen, gull, trick. ḍōīvara hāta ṭhēvūna jāṇēṃ To go away empty; i. e. plundered of or having squandered all. ḍōīvara hāta phiraviṇēṃ To gull or beguile; to smooth down and rob. ḍōīvara hōṇēṃ To be in authority over. ḍōīvarūna pāṇī jāṇēṃ To be utterly wretched and helpless; to sustain heavy losses; to have the waters go over one's head. ḍōīsa pāṇī lāvūna ṭhēva Get ready for a punishment. hajārāñcē ḍōīsa pāṇī lāvaṇēṃ To court thousands by assenting to whatever they say.

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

ḍōī (डोई).—f The head. An individual, head or poll. ḍōī ucalaṇēṃ To rise into some repute or account; to lift up the head. To shave the head. ḍōī kāḍhaṇēṃ To come out into public; also to hold up the head. ḍōīkharaḍyā a ḍōītāśā a Reviling terms for a bad barber. ḍōī khājaviṇēṃ To tease or provoke. ḍōī dēuna basaṇēṃ or ḍōī dēṇēṃ To sit with perseverance and determinat- ion. ḍōī cālaviṇēṃ To rise into emin- ence or wealth. To nod assent. ḍōīcē ukhaḷa karaṇēṃ To became very violent and vituperative. To submit to abuse or ill treatment. ḍōīcē kēsa nāhīṃsē karaṇēṃ To rate or scold vehemently. ḍōīcē khāndyāvara yēṇēṃ To be somewhat alleviated-a burden or care. ḍōīvara hāta phiraviṇēṃ. Gull or beguile. ḍōīvaruna pāṇī jāṇēṃ Be utterly wretched and helpless. ḍōīsa pāṇī lāvūna ṭhēva Get ready for punishment. ḍōīvara śēkaṇēṃ. To inflict a loss.

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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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