Pindita, Piṇḍita, Pimdita: 13 definitions


Pindita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Piṇḍita (पिण्डित):—[piṇḍitaṃ] Contraction

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Pindita in India is the name of a plant defined with Altingia excelsa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Liquidambar altingiana Blume.

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

· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1977)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Verhandelingen van het bataviaasch genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen (1790)

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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

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

piṇḍita : (pp. of piṇḍeti) balled together; contracted; mixed.

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

Piṇḍita, (adj.) (pp. of piṇḍeti, cp. BSk. piṇḍitamūlya lump-sum Divy 500) 1. made into a lump, massed together, conglomerated, thick Th. 2, 395.—2. “balllike, ” close, compact; of sound: J. II, 439; VI, 519. (Page 458)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṇḍita (पिण्डित).—a. [piṇḍ-kta]

1) Pressed or rolled into a ball or lump.

2) Thick, lumpish.

3) Heaped together, collected; एष पिण्डितार्थः (eṣa piṇḍitārthaḥ) M.1 'this is the meaning on the whole'.

4) Mixed with; न समा मम वीर्यस्य शतांशेनापि पिण्डिताः (na samā mama vīryasya śatāṃśenāpi piṇḍitāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.12.17.

5) Added, multiplied.

6) Counted, numbered.

-taḥ Incense.

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

Piṇḍita (पिण्डित).—adj. (= Pali id.; the word is Sanskrit but is not there recorded of sounds), full, compact, of sound: Mahāvastu i.171.7 (verse), cited s.v. avistara, q.v.

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

Piṇḍita (पिण्डित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Multiplied, added. 2. Counted, numbered. 3. Thick, massy, lumpish. 4. Collected, heaped together. E. piṇḍa a lump, a heap, and itac aff.; or piḍi-kta .

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

1) Piṇḍita (पिण्डित):—[from piṇḍ] mfn. rolled into a ball or lump, thick, massy, densified, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] mixed, mingled with ([compound]), [Varāha-mihira]

3) [v.s. ...] heaped, collected, united, added, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] (ifc. after a numeral) repeated, counted, numbered, [Varāha-mihira]

5) [v.s. ...] multiplied, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Piṇḍita (पिण्डित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Multiplied, counted; thick; collected.

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

Piṇḍita (पिण्डित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Piṃḍiya.

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Pindita 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

Piṃḍita (ಪಿಂಡಿತ):—

1) [adjective] converted into a shapeless mass or turned into a sphere.

2) [adjective] crowded; thronged.

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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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