Kadhi, Kaḍhī: 6 definitions


Kadhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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)

Kadhi in India is the name of a plant defined with Pandanus tectorius in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pandanus menne Kaneh. (among others).

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

· Fragmenta Botanica (1801)
· Supplementum Plantarum (1781)
· Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden (1911)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1990)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1984)
· Journal of a voyage to the South Seas (1773)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kaḍhī (कढी).—f (kaḍha) A dish,--flour &c. boiled in buttermilk. kaḍhī pātaḷa hōṇēṃ g. of s. To be greatly emaciated (by a sickness &c.)

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kaḍhī (कढी).—. Add:--śiḷyā kaḍhīlā ūta āṇaṇēṃ and, in con., yēṇēṃ To boil up stale kaḍhī, i. e. to stir up one's valor and daring after the occasion demanding it is passed away.

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

kaḍhī (कढी).—f A dish,-flour, &c., boiled in butter-milk. kaḍhī pātaḷa hōṇēṃ To be great- ly emaciated.

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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

Kadhi (कधि):—[=ka-dhi] m. the ocean (cf. kaṃ-dhi.)

[Sanskrit to German]

Kadhi 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

Kaḍhī (कढी):—(nf) curry, a preparation consisting of gram flour dressed with spices and sour milk (i.e. dahi:); —[kā ubāla] momentary excitement; —[meṃ kaṃkaḍī/koyalā] a pebble in the pudding.

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