Hua: 2 definitions

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Hua means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Hua in Philippines is the name of a plant defined with Areca catechu in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Areca hortensis Lour. (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum
· Hist. Nat. Palm. (1836)
· Taxon (1979)
· Translational Research: the Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine (2007)
· Species Plantarum. (1805)
· Nucleus (1975)

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

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

1) Hua (हुअ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Huta.

2) Hūa (हूअ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Hūta.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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