Phalita, Phālita: 18 definitions

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Phalita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Falit.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Phalita (फलित) refers to “fruit-bearing trees”, as mentioned in a list of six synonyms in the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Phalita] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

Agriculture (Krishi) and Vrikshayurveda (study of Plant life)

Source: Shodhganga: Drumavichitrikarnam—Plant mutagenesis in ancient India

Phalita (फलित) refers to “ripened fruit”, according to the Vṛkṣāyurveda by Sūrapāla (1000 CE): an encyclopedic work dealing with the study of trees and the principles of ancient Indian agriculture.—Accordingly, “If a ripened (phalita) Citrus maxima is kept in an earthen pot and left (buried) underground and nourished by water of oil cake, and flesh, it grows to the size of a jar”.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Phalita.—cf. phalita-pade (LP), also Gujarātī huṃḍī pāke tyāre, ‘when the bill of exchange becomes due’. Note: phalita 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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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Phalita in Nepal is the name of a plant defined with Erythrina stricta in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Corallodendron strictum (Roxb.) Kuntze (among others).

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

· Flora Indica
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

phalita : (pp. of phalati) born fruit; bursted open; split. || phālita (pp. of phāleti) broken; split; cut asunder.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Phālita, (=Sk. sphārita, sphar) 1. made open, expanded, spread J. III, 320 (+vikasita).—2. split (fr. phāleti phal), split open Vism. 262=VbhA. 245 (°haliddi-vaṇṇa). (Page 478)

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1) Phalita, 3 (pp. of phal to bear fruit) fruit bearing, having fruit, covered with fruit (of trees) Vin. II, 108; J. I, 18; Miln. 107, 280. (Page 477)

2) Phalita, 2 (pp. of phal to burst, for the usual phulla, after analogy with phalita3) broken, only in phrase hadayaṃ phalitaṃ his heart broke DhA. I, 173; hadayena phalitena with broken heart J. I, 65. (Page 477)

3) Phalita, 1 (adj.) (sporadic spelling for palita) grey-haired PvA. 153. (Page 477)

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

phalita (फलित).—p (S) That has produced fruit. 2 fig. That is become profitable. 3 fig. Involved, implied, borne;--as some latent meaning. 4 Used as s n Signification or sense borne or involved but not expressed, an implication.

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

phalita (फलित).—p That has produced fruit. Im- plied. An implication.

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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

Phalita (फलित).—p. p.

1) Having borne or reaped fruit, yielding fruit, fruitful.

2) Fulfilled, accomplished, realized (as a desire).

-taḥ A fruit tree.

-tā A menstruous woman.

-tam A sort of perfume (śaileya).

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

Phalita (फलित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Fruitful, bearing fruit. 2. Successful, yielding a result. m.

(-taḥ) A tree. f.

(-tā) A woman in her courses. E. phala fruit and itac aff.

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

Phalita (फलित).—[adjective] fruitful, having yielded fruits or consequences, resulted, fulfilled; [neuter] also [impersonally]

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

1) Phalita (फलित):—[from phal] mfn. bearing or yielding fruit, producing consequences, fruitful, successful, fulfilled, developed, accomplished, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (n. [impersonal or used impersonally] with [instrumental case] ‘fruit was borne by’ [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Hitopadeśa])

2) [v.s. ...] resulting as a consequence, [Patañjali]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a tree ([especially] a fruit t°), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Phalitā (फलिता):—[from phalita > phal] f. a menstruous woman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Phalita (फलित):—[from phal] n. a fragrant resin (= śaileya), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([probably] [wrong reading] for palita).

6) Phālita (फालित):—[from phal] mfn. expanded, blown, [Mahābhārata] ([Nīlakaṇṭha])

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

Phalita (फलित):—(taḥ) 1. m. A tree. a. Fruitful.

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

Phalita (फलित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Phalia.

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Phalita 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Phalita (फलित) [Also spelled falit]:—(a) fructified, resulted, fulfilled; fruit-bearing; prospered, thrived; —[jyotiṣa] astrology.

2) Phalītā (फलीता):—(nm) see [palītā].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Phalita (ಫಲಿತ):—[adjective] having or bearing fruits.

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Phalita (ಫಲಿತ):—

1) [noun] a tree that has born fruits.

2) [noun] something accomplished or done successfully; achievement; accomplishment.

3) [noun] anything brought about by a cause or agent; result; effect.

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Phaḷita (ಫಳಿತ):—[adjective] having or bearing fruits.

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Phaḷita (ಫಳಿತ):—

1) [noun] a tree that has born fruits.

2) [noun] something accomplished or done successfully; achievement; accomplishment.

3) [noun] anything brought about by a cause or agent; result; effect.

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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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