Meha; 7 Definition(s)


Meha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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)

The Sanskrit term Meha literally means to micturate.

Source: Sushruta samhita, Volume II
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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 geogprahy

Meha.—(IA 18), abbreviation of Mehara. Note: meha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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

Pali-English dictionary

meha : (m.) a urinary affliction.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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

mēha (मेह).—m S Urinary disease. Twenty-one varieties are enumerated. See pramēha. 2 Urining.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mēha (मेह).—m Urinary disease. Urining.

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

Meha (मेह).—[mih-ghañ]

1) Making water, passing urine.

2) Urine.

3) A urinary disease; diabetes.

4) A ram.

5) A Goat.

Derivable forms: mehaḥ (मेहः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Meha (मेह).—m.

(-haḥ) 1. Urinary disease, especially inflammatory affection of the urethra, including gonorrhœa, &c. 2. A ram. 3. A goat. 4. Urine, piss. E. mih to pass as urine, aff. ghañ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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Majjāmeha (मज्जामेह).—a disease of urinary organs. Derivable forms: majjāmehaḥ (मज्जामेहः).Majj...
Udakameha (उदकमेह).—a sort of diabetes (passing watery urine). Derivable forms: udakamehaḥ (उदक...
Śukrameha (शुक्रमेह).—seminal diabetes. Derivable forms: śukramehaḥ (शुक्रमेहः).Śukrameha is a ...
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Vasāmeha (वसामेह).—a kind of diabetes. Derivable forms: vasāmehaḥ (वसामेहः).Vasāmeha is a Sansk...
Piṣṭameha (पिष्टमेह).—a variety of diabetes. Derivable forms: piṣṭamehaḥ (पिष्टमेहः).Piṣṭameha ...
Mañjiṣṭhāmeha (मञ्जिष्ठामेह).—a kind of urinary disease. Derivable forms: mañjiṣṭhāmehaḥ (मञ्जि...
Ikṣumeha (इक्षुमेह).—diabetes or diabetes mellitus (cf. madhumeha). Derivable forms: ikṣumehaḥ ...
Lālāmeha (लालामेह).—passing mucous urine. Derivable forms: lālāmehaḥ (लालामेहः).Lālāmeha is a S...
Mehaghnī (मेहघ्नी).—turmeric.Mehaghnī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms meha and g...
Kṣaudrameha (क्षौद्रमेह).—the disease diabetes mellitus.Derivable forms: kṣaudramehaḥ (क्षौद्रम...
Amlameha (अम्लमेह).—a kind of urinary disease. Derivable forms: amlamehaḥ (अम्लमेहः).Amlameha i...
Bhasmameha (भस्ममेह).—a sort of gravel. Derivable forms: bhasmamehaḥ (भस्ममेहः).Bhasmameha is a...
Lavaṇameha (लवणमेह).—a kind of urinary disease. Derivable forms: lavaṇamehaḥ (लवणमेहः).Lavaṇame...

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