Gida, Gīda: 7 definitions


Gida means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gīda (गीद) [or ध, dha].—m (gṛdhra S) A vulture. 2 Applied by some to the kite.

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

gīda (गीद) [-dha, -ध].—m A vulture.

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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

Gida (गिद):—m. Name of a divine being ([Scholiast or Commentator]), [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa i, 7, 7; Lāṭyāyana ii, 8, 11.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Gida 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

Giḍa (ಗಿಡ):—

1) [noun] a shrub, herb, creeper or young tree; gen. characterised by the ability to carry on photosynthesis in its cells which contain chloroplasts and have cellulose in the cell wall.

2) [noun] a perennial plant with a woody self-supporting main stem or trunk when mature and usu. unbranched for some distance above the ground; a tree.

3) [noun] a large uncultivated area covered chiefly with naturally grown trees and shrubs and other plants; a plant.

4) [noun] ಗಿಡವಾಗಿ ಬಗ್ಗದ್ದು ಮರವಾಗಿ ಬಗ್ಗೀತೆ [gidavagi baggaddu maravagi baggite]? giḍavāgi baggaddu maravāgi baggīte? (prov.) it is easy to mould a child than a grown-up person; 'you caṇt teach an old woman to dance'.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Gida (गिद):—n. song;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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