Pittajvara, Pitta-jvara: 10 definitions


Pittajvara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Science And Technology In Medievel India (Ayurveda)

Pittajvara (पित्तज्वर) or Pittajvaracikitsā is the name of a topic dealt with in the Kvāthādhikāra, as mentioned in A. Rahman’s Science and Technology in Medievel India: A bibliography of source materials in Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian.—Ancient and medieval India produced a wide range of scientific manuscripts and major contributions lie in the field of medicine, astronomy and mathematics, besides covering encyclopedic glossaries and technical dictionaries.—Pittajvara-cikitsā and other chapters of the Kvāthādhikāra deal with the treatment of fevers.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pittajvara in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pittajvara (पित्तज्वर).—m (S) Bilious fever.

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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

[«previous next»] — Pittajvara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pittajvara (पित्तज्वर).—a bilious fever.

Derivable forms: pittajvaraḥ (पित्तज्वरः).

Pittajvara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitta and jvara (ज्वर). See also (synonyms): pittadāha.

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

Pittajvara (पित्तज्वर).—m.

(-raḥ) Bilious fever. E. pitta bile, and jvara fever.

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

Pittajvara (पित्तज्वर).—[masculine] bilious fever.

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

Pittajvara (पित्तज्वर):—[=pitta-jvara] [from pitta] m. a bilious fever, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pittajvara (पित्तज्वर):—[pitta-jvara] (raḥ) 1. m. Bilious fever.

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Pittajvara 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

[«previous next»] — Pittajvara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pittajvara (ಪಿತ್ತಜ್ವರ):—[noun] a fever caused by the malfunction of the bile-system in the body.

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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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