Makki: 4 definitions


Makki means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Makki in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr. from the Clusiaceae (Garcinia) family having the following synonyms: Garcinia gutta, Garcinia cambogioides. For the possible medicinal usage of makki, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: The society and politics in South Kanara 1500 AD to 1800 AD

Makki refers to a classification of cultivated land according to inscriptions from South Canara (modern Dakshina Kannada).—Makki land was inferior to bail and was to be cultivated with only rain water. It yielded only one crop and not attractive to the tenants.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Makkī (मक्की):—(nf) maize, corn.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Makki (ಮಕ್ಕಿ):—[noun] a not-so-fertile irrigated land, where paddy is grown.

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Makki (ಮಕ್ಕಿ):—[noun] = ಮಕ್ಷಿ [makshi].

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Makki (ಮಕ್ಕಿ):—[noun] the tree Garcinia morella of Guttiferae family; Mysore gamboge.

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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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