Kori, Kōrī, Korī: 6 definitions


Kori means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Kori (“blanket”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Kurubas (a tribe of South India). The Kurubas are sub-divided into clans or gumpus, each having a headman or guru called a gaudu, who gives his name to the clan. And the clans are again sub-divided into gotras or septs (viz., Kori).

Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

Kori refers to “The small silver coin of 1/3 value. Earlier it was a currency in Kutcch and Kathiawaar”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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)

Kori in India is the name of a plant defined with Albizia procera in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Mimosa elata Roxb. (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum.
· Phytochemistry
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
· Journal of Natural Products (1998)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1799)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Kori, for example side effects, health benefits, chemical composition, diet and recipes, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kōrī (कोरी).—f Poor land which, when cultivated together with other land, is not taxed.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Korī (कोरी):—(nm) a Hindu weaver; (a) feminine form of [korā] (see).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kori (ಕೊರಿ):—[noun] that which is separated by cutting.

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Kori (ಕೊರಿ):—[noun] the plant Carissa carandas of Apocynaceae family.

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Koṟi (ಕೊಱಿ):—[noun] = ಕೊಱೆ [kore]2.

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Kōri (ಕೋರಿ):—

1) [noun] old, worn clothes; rags.

2) [noun] a old, worn blanket.

3) [noun] anything considered to resemble a rag in appearance or in lack of value.

4) [noun] ಕೋರಿಯ ಹುಳು [koriya hulu] kōriya huḷu the wormlike larva of a butterfly; a caterpillar.

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Kōri (ಕೋರಿ):—

1) [noun] that share of the crop grown and harvested, that is to be given by the lessee or tenant, to the owner of the land or to the ruler.

2) [noun] a contract entered into by the land owner and the lessee to this effect.

3) [noun] unpolished rice, other grains, (usu. meant for giving as alms).

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Kōri (ಕೋರಿ):—[noun] a girl or woman as she is related to either or both parents; a female descendant; a daughter.

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Kōri (ಕೋರಿ):—[noun] the act of drawing a line or scratching.

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Kōri (ಕೋರಿ):—

1) [noun] the tree Morus alba of Moraceae family, grown mainly for its leaves to feed silk-worms with.

2) [noun] its edible fruit.

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Kōṟi (ಕೋಱಿ):—

1) [noun] old, worn clothes; rags.

2) [noun] a old, worn blanket.

3) [noun] anything considered to resemble a rag in appearance or in lack of value.

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Kōṟi (ಕೋಱಿ):—[noun] = ಕೋಱು [koru]2.

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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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