Madu, Māḍū, Mādu: 4 definitions


Madu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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)

Madu in Togo is the name of a plant defined with Dialium guineense in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Arouna guianensis Aubl. (among others).

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

· Silvae Geneticae (1982)
· Systema Naturae, ed. 12 (1767)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1901)
· Mutation research (1993)
· Lloydia (1939)
· Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana (1899)

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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

māḍū (माडू).—m A weapon formed of two iron-tipped antelope-horns so joined together as that their ends point outwards. Pr. sōyaṛyānta sāḍū hatyārānta māḍū bhōjanānta lāḍū.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mādu (मादु).—Hemp.

Derivable forms: māduḥ (मादुः).

See also (synonyms): mādikā, mādinī.

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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

Maḍu (ಮಡು):—[verb] to put firmly together; to join closely together.

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Maḍu (ಮಡು):—

1) [noun] a place, in the course of a river, having a deep depression, and where water flows slowly.

2) [noun] a water-pond, lake.

3) [noun] a great flood; deluge.

4) [noun] a relatively deeper depression in the ground, as a ditch.

5) [noun] a source or origin.

6) [noun] an extent of land irrigated from a watertank, well, etc.

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Maḍu (ಮಡು):—[noun] an iron tool, having a heavy metal head and a blade, fixed to a long wooden handle, for chopping trees or splitting wood; an axe.

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Madu (ಮದು):—[noun] (dial.) a prayer made to a bhūta (a demi-god), through an impersonator on behalf of the devotees.

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Madu (ಮದು):—[noun] Caitra, the first month in the Hindu lunar calendar.

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Madu (ಮದು):—[noun] an arch. tax.

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Māḍu (ಮಾಡು):—

1) [verb] to do; to perform (an action).

2) [verb] to carry out; to bring about; to accomplish.

3) [verb] to cause to build, construct.

4) [verb] to produce; to create.

5) [verb] to cause to happen.

6) [verb] to conduct oneself; to behave (in such and such a manner).

7) [verb] to get or reach by exertion; to attain; to achieve.

8) [verb] to clean (corn).

9) [verb] to submit; to dedicte to.

10) [verb] ಮಾಡಿದ್ದುಣ್ಣೋ ಮಹರಾಯ [madiddunno maharaya] maḍidduṇṇō mahārāya (prov.) one cannot escape from the results of one’s action; as you sow, you shall reap; ಮಾಡುವುದು ದುರಾಚಾರ, ಮನೆಯ ಮುಂದೆ ವೃಂದಾವನ [maduvudu duracara, maneya mumde vrimdavana] māḍuvudu durācāra, manēya munde vřndāvana (prov.) (said of a wicked person with saintly words) cross on the breast and the devil in the heart; ಮಾಡಿದ ಪಾಪಕ್ಕೆ ಮನವೇಸಾಕ್ಷಿ, ತೋಡಿದ ಭಾವಿಗೆ ಜಲವೇ ಸಾಕ್ಷಿ [madida papakke manavesakshi, todida bhavige jalave sakshi] māḍida pāpakke manavē sākṣi, tōḍida bhāvige jalavē sākṣi (prov.) a guilty conscience needs no accuser.

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Māḍu (ಮಾಡು):—[noun] = ಮಾಡ [mada]1.

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Māḍu (ಮಾಡು):—[noun] = ಮಾಡ [mada]2.

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Mādu (ಮಾದು):—[noun] an artificial channel or passage for water, above certain level, to flow out from a water-tank.

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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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