Pi, Pī: 15 definitions

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Pi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, biology, Tamil. 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) Pi in Hawaii is the name of a plant defined with Lablab purpureus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Dolichos albus Lour. (among others).

2) Pi in Ivory Coast is also identified with Scleria boivinii It has the synonym Scleria reflexa Benth., nom. illeg. (etc.).

3) Pi in Upper Volta is also identified with Ceiba pentandra It has the synonym Gossampinus alba Buch.-Ham. (etc.).

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

· Nuovo Giornale dei Letterati (1824)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1831)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1825)
· Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano (1821)
· American Journal of Botany (1980)
· Taxon (1979)

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pī (पी).—c S A drinker. In comp. as madyapī, kṣīrapī.

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pī (पी).—f (plīhā q. v.) The spleen &c.

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

pī (पी).—or - a Exempt from fault or flaw; sound, whole. Free from disease, defect.

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pi (पि) [- vaḷā dhamadhamīta, - वळा धमधमीत].—a Of a full, bright, glowing, yellow.

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pī (पी).—c A drinker. In comp. as madyapī, kṣīrapī.

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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

Pi (पि).—6 P. (piyati) To go, move.

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Pī (पी).—4 Ā. (pīyate) To drink; तव वदनभवामृतं निपीय (tava vadanabhavāmṛtaṃ nipīya) Mk. 1.13; N.1.1.

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

Pi (पि).—= Pali id., Sanskrit and [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] api, § 4.3, 11, 12, also m.c. pī, § 3.14.

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

Pi (पि).—r. 1st cl (piyati) To go, to move. tu0 saka0 para-aniṭ .

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Pī (पी).—[(ṅa)pīṅ] r. 4th cl. (pīyate) To drink. di0 saka0 ātma0 aniṭ .

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

Pi (पि).—i. 6, piya, [Parasmaipada.] To go.

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Pi (पि).—sometimes for api.

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Pī (पी).—i. 4, [Ātmanepada.] (originally pass. of 1. ), To drink.

— With the prep. ā ā, To drink, Mahābhārata 3. 13611.

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

Pi (पि).—v. 2 .

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Pī (पी).—1. (pi) payate (pīpeti) [participle] pīna & pīpivas (q.v.) swell, be exuberant, overflow; cause to swell or overflow, fill, bless.

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Pī (पी).—2. pīyati v. pīy.

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

1) Pi (पि):—1. pi [class] 6. [Parasmaipada] piyati, to go, move, [Dhātupāṭha xxviii, 112] (cf. √2. ).

2) 2. pi See under api.

3) Pī (पी):—1. (connected with √1. to which belong pass. pīyate, pp. pīta, pītvā etc.) [class] 4. [Ātmanepada] pīyate, to drink, [Mahābhārata; Dhātupāṭha xxvi, 32.]

4) 2. or pi (connected with √pyai), [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] payate ([class] 2. [Ātmanepada] [present participle] piyāna [class] 3. [Parasmaipada] Impv. pīpihī; [imperfect tense] apīpet, apīpayat; [subjunctive] pipyatam, tām; pīpayat [Ātmanepada] yanta, p. [Ātmanepada] pāpyāna; [perfect tense] [Parasmaipada] pīpāya. 2. sg. pīpetha, 3. [plural] pipyur; p. [Ātmanepada] pīpyāna),

—to swell, overflow, be exuberant, abound, increase, grow;

— (trans.) to fatten, cause to swell or be exuberant, surfeit, [Ṛg-veda]

5) Pi (पि):—a or 2 (connected with √pyai), [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] payate ([class] 2. [Ātmanepada] [present participle] piyāna [class] 3. [Parasmaipada] Impv. pīpihī; [imperfect tense] apīpet, apīpayat; [subjunctive] pipyatam, tām; pīpayat [Ātmanepada] yanta, p. [Ātmanepada] pāpyāna; [perfect tense] [Parasmaipada] pīpāya. 2. sg. pīpetha, 3. [plural] pipyur; p. [Ātmanepada] pīpyāna),

—to swell, overflow, be exuberant, abound, increase, grow;

— (trans.) to fatten, cause to swell or be exuberant, surfeit, [Ṛg-veda]

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

1) Pi (पि):—(śa) piyati 6. a. To go

2) Pī (पी):—[(ya-ṅa) pīyate] 4. d. To drink.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pi 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pī (पी):—(nf) the melodious note of a cuckoo, singing of a cuckoo; (nm) husband; —[kahāṃ] singing/note of a [papīhā] (see).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pī (ಪೀ):—[noun] bodily waste discharged through the anus; faeces.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Pi (பி) . The compound of ப் [p] and இ. [i.]

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Pi (பி) particle A suffix of causative verbs; பிறவினை விகுதி. [piravinai viguthi.] (வீரசோழீயம் தாதுப். [virasozhiyam thathup.] 6.)

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Pī (பீ) . The compound of ப் [p] and ஈ. [i.]

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Pī (பீ) noun

1. [Telugu: pīyi, Kanarese, Malayalam: pī.] Excrement, ordure, faeces; மலம். [malam.] (நன். [nan.] 178, உரை. [urai.])

2. Bloody drop ordure tree. See தொண்டி³ [thondi³],

2. (L.)

3. Toothed-leaved tree of heaven. See பெருமரம். [perumaram.] (L.)

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Pī (பீ) noun < bhī. Fear; அச்சம். (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [acham. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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