Hil: 7 definitions


Hil 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)

Hil in India is the name of a plant defined with Elettaria cardamomum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Amomum racemosum Ruiz & Pav. (among others).

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

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Les Figures des Plantes et Animaux d'Usage en Medecine (1764)
· Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London (1812)
· Asiatic Researches, or ‘Transactions of the Society’ (1810)
· Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschapen (1830)
· Flora Peruviana, et Chilensis (1798)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Hil, for example extract dosage, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hil (हिल्).—6 P. (hilati) To sport amorously, wanton, dally, express amorous desire.

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

Hil (हिल्).—r. 6th cl. (hilati) To express amorous inclination, to dally, to wanton, to sport amorously.

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

Hil (हिल्).—i. 6, [Parasmaipada.] To express (amorous) inclination, to dally.

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

1) Hil (हिल्):—([probably] artificial) [class] 6. [Parasmaipada] hilati, to sport amorously, dally, wanton, express amorous inclination, [Dhātupāṭha xxviii, 69.]

2) Hīl (हील्):—hīḍ, (cf.heḍ) [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] hīḍati, or hīLati, te [Parasmaipada] (only in jihīḍa, [Atharva-veda]; jihīLa, [Ṛg-veda]; and ahiḍat, [Gopatha-brāhmaṇa]),

2) —to pull, tear, make angry, vex, offend;—[Ātmanepada] (only in [a-] hīḍamāna, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] jihīḍe, ḍire; jihīLe, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]; jihīḍāna, [Ṛg-veda]; hīḍiṣātām, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka]),

2) —to be angry or wroth :

2) —[Causal] (only ajīhiḍat) to pull out (hair), [Atharva-veda]

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

Hil (हिल्):—(śa) hilati 6. a. To wanton, dally, to sport amorously.

[Sanskrit to German]

Hil 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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