Mathi, Māṭhī: 10 definitions


Mathi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Mathi in India is the name of a plant defined with Terminalia crenulata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pentaptera crenulata (Roth) DC..

2) Mathi is also identified with Trigonella foenum-graecum It has the synonym Medicago tibetana (Alef.) Vassilcz. (etc.).

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

· Grassland of China (1997)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2002)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2006)
· Acta Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci. URSS (1953)
· Cytologia (1988)

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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

mathi : (aor. of mathati) shook about; churned; disturbed.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

maṭhī (मठी).—f A small maṭha; a hermitage.

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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

Mathi (मथि).—[math i] A churning-stick.

Derivable forms: mathiḥ (मथिः).

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Māṭhī (माठी).—An armour, mail.

See also (synonyms): māṭi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Maṭhī (मठी).—f. (-ṭhī) A cell. 2. A cloister.

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

1) Mathi (मथि):—[from manth] (ifc.; cf. [Pāṇini 3-2, 27]) See urā-, vastraand havir-mathi (mathīnān, [Ṛg-veda viii, 53, 8 [probably]] [wrong reading] for matīnām; cf. mathin).

2) Māṭhī (माठी):—f. armour, mail, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. māṭi).

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

Māṭhī (माठी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Māḍhī.

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Mathi 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Maṭhi (ಮಠಿ):—[noun] the grass Saccharum sara ( = S. munja) of Poaceae family.

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Mathi (ಮಥಿ):—[noun] a stick with a disc-like part, with zig-zag teeth, at one end for churning curd; a churning stick.

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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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