Karatu, Karaṭu: 8 definitions


Karatu 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)

Karatu in India is the name of a plant defined with Sonchus brachyotus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Sonchus chinensis Fisch., nom. nud. (among others).

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

· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1838)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (1870)

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karaṭu (करटु).—A kind of bird (crane).

Derivable forms: karaṭuḥ (करटुः).

See also (synonyms): kareṭu.

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

Karaṭu (करटु).—m.

(-ṭuḥ) The numidian crane. E. kar for kut bad, aṭ to go, and ḍu aff.

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

Karaṭu (करटु):—m. the Numidian crane, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. kareṭavyā, kareṭu, etc.)

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

Karaṭu (करटु):—(ṭuḥ) 2. m. The numidian crane.

[Sanskrit to German]

Karatu 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

Karaṭu (ಕರಟು):—

1) [verb] to burn oneself to become coal; to become charred by burning.

2) [verb] to become pitiless, ruthless.

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Karaṭu (ಕರಟು):—

1) [verb] (growth, development) to get stunted; to grow dwarf.

2) [verb] to have a stunted growth; to become stunted.

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Karaṭu (ಕರಟು):—[noun] the state or codition of growth, development being stunted; stunted growth.

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Karaṭu (ಕರಟು):—[noun] a tall bird of the family Gruidae, with long legs, long neck, and straight bill; a crane.

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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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