Nakhi, Nakhī: 7 definitions

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Nakhi 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Nakhi in India is the name of a plant defined with Ziziphus jujuba in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ziziphus vulgaris Lam. (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Acta Horticulturae Sinicae (1986)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1789)
· Systema Vegetabilium, ed. 15 (1819)
· Taxon
· J. Hebei Agric. Univ. (1987)

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

nakhī : (adj.) having claws.

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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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nakhī (नखी).—f (nakha) The ring of wire which players upon stringed instruments wear upon their finger, and with which they touch the strings. Hence Sharp or high pitch in singing; as nakhīnta gāṇēṃ or mhaṇaṇēṃ. 2 A fine and narrow border to a dhotar &c. 3 An instrument for cutting and gathering pāna or betel-leaf, for drawing incisions along the capsule of the poppy &c. 4 A claw or talon. 5 The clasp or hooked termination of a tendril. 6 The fore part of the hoof (of calves &c.) projecting like a claw: also a division of a cloven hoof. 7 Washed silk. 8 Unguis odoratus or Black Byzantino. 9 A sort of lugaḍēṃ.

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nakhī (नखी).—a (S) Having claws or talons.

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

nakhī (नखी).—f The ring of wire which players upon stringed instruments wear upon their finger, and with which they touch the strings. Hence sharp or high pitch in singing; as nakhīnta gāṇēṃ or mhaṇaṇēṃ. An instrument for cutting and gathering pāna or betel-leaf, for draw- ing incisions along the capsule of the poppy &c. A claw or talon. The clasp or hooked termination of a tendril The fore part of the hoof (of calves &c.).

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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

[Sanskrit to German]

Nakhi 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

Nakhi (ನಖಿ):—[noun] a kind of perfume.

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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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