Loga: 9 definitions


Loga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Log.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Loga in India is the name of a plant defined with Hygrophila salicifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

2) Loga in Papua New Guinea is also identified with Ocimum basilicum It has the synonym Plectranthus barrelieri Spreng. (etc.).

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

· Prodromus Stirpium in Horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium (1796)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1794)
· Thaiszia (1997)
· Kew Bulletin (1996)
· Labiatarum Genera et Species (1832)
· Novae Plantarum Species praesertim Indiae Orientalis (1821)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Loga, for example side effects, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, extract dosage, diet and recipes, health benefits, 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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Loga (लोग).—A clod, lump of earth.

Derivable forms: logaḥ (लोगः).

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

Loga (लोग).—[masculine] clod of earth.

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

Loga (लोग):—m. (perhaps connected with √1. ruj) a clod of earth, lump of clay, clod, [Ṛg-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (= loṣṭa, [Sāyaṇa])

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Loga 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

Loga (लोग) [Also spelled log]:—(nm) a man; people, public; -[bāga] people; men in general; -[lugāī] man and woman.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Loga (लोग) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Loka.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Lōga (ಲೋಗ):—

1) [noun] human beings.

2) [noun] an unrelated man; a third person.

3) [noun] the common people.

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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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