Kima, Kīmā: 3 definitions

Introduction:

Kima means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Kima is a Garo term referring to “a wooden memorial statue”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Kima in South America is the name of a plant defined with Psidium guajava in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Syzygium ellipticum Wall. (among others).

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

· Flora de Veracruz (1990)
· Symbolae Botanicae (1791)
· Myrtaceae du Paraguay (1903)
· Systema Naturae, ed. 10
· Flora of Suriname (1951)
· Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands (1925)

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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

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kīmā (कीमा) [Also spelled kimti]:—(nm) minced meat; —[karanā] to mince.

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