Medi, Meḍi: 7 definitions


Medi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Meḍi.—(EI 9), also called meli, a kidnapper of victims for sacrifices. Note: meḍi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Meḍī (मेडी).—(court-)yard (so Tibetan, khyams): Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iv.120.12 etc.; 122.2.

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

Meḍi (मेडि).—[masculine] crackling, rustling.

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

1) Meḍi (मेडि):—or meLi m. crackling, roaring, sounding (said of wind, fire etc.), [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda] (in, [Kāṭhaka] [varia lectio] meḍu).

2) Medī (मेदी):—[from meda > med] f. [gana] gaurādi.

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Medi 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

Mēḍi (ಮೇಡಿ):—

1) [noun] the ficus tree Ficus palmata ( = F.virgata) of Moraceae family.

2) [noun] its fruit; Indian edible fig.

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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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