Gla, Glā: 6 definitions


Gla means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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)

Gla in Ghana is the name of a plant defined with Pennisetum purpureum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Gymnothrix nitens Andersson (among others).

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

· Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas (1895)
· Amer. Journal of Botany (1977)
· Beskrivelse af Guineiske Planter
· Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum (1855)
· Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaften (1907)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Gla, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, health benefits, side effects, extract dosage, 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Glā (ग्ला).—glāyati (glāyate & glāti), [participle] glāna (q.v.) be loth, displeased, averse to ([locative] or [instrumental]); be wearied, exhausted, fade away. [Causative] glāpayati & glapayati; [participle] glāpita wearied, faded, withered.

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

1) Gla (ग्ल):—a See √glai.

2) Glā (ग्ला):—a See √glai.

3) Gla (ग्ल):—[from glai] b mfn. ifc. See su-gla.

4) Glā (ग्ला):—[from glai] b f. = glāni, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]

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Gla 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Gla in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) neck; throat; gullet; voice; collar (of a garment); neck of a pot; [galebaja] one gifted with a sweet voice, one who exploits one’s vocal gifts (poet etc.); [galebaji] exploitation of one’s vocal gifts; indulgence in vocal feats; —[katana] to be beheaded; to suffer a heavy loss; to be deprived of one’s due; —[khulana] to re-attain normalcy of voice; —[ghotana] to throttle, to strangle; —[chudana] to liberate or to be liberated; to (get) rid of; —[tara karana] to moisten the throat (by a few drops of cold water, etc.); —[dabana] to throttle; to choke; to exercise undue pressure; —[pakadana] to catch hold by the neck; to harass, (some eatable) to produce irritation in the throat;—[padana/baithana] to develop a sore throat/hoarse voice; —[phamsana] to get entangled or embroiled (in an untoward affair); to get into a mess; —[phadana] to vociferate, to bellow; —[bhara ana] to have the throat choked through emotion; —[bharrana] see —[bhara ana]; —[rumdhana] see —[bhara ana; —retana] to slaughter; to torture to slow death; [gale taka dubana] to be submerged chin deep; —[gale ka hara] extremely dear and intimate; one who constantly hangs upon, a constant companion; [gale ke nice utarana] to be swallowed; to comprehend and be convinced; [gale na utarana] to stick in one’s gizard, to be more than one can stomach; [gale padana] to become an encumbrance, to be obliged to endure; [gale pada dhola bajana] to hold the baby, to assume an undesired responsibility; [gale para churi pherana] to put to gross injustice; to inflict grave injury; [gale bamdhana ya madhana] to pass the baby, to pass the buck to, to make a dupe of (person); to hang to somebody’s neck, to impose, to enforce acceptance; [gale milana] to embrace, to hug; [gale mem atakana] not to be swallowed or gulped; not to be palatable or welcome; [gale lagana] to embrace, to hug..—gla (गला) is alternatively transliterated as Galā.

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