Preyasi, Preyasī: 5 definitions


Preyasi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Preysi.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

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

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

· Fitoterapia (1987)
· Fitoterapia (1982)
· Journal of Tropical Plant Pests and Diseases (2002)
· London Journal of Botany (1845)
· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1825)

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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Preyasī (प्रेयसी):—[from preyas > prī] f. a mistress, [Bhartṛhari; Dhūrtasamāgama]

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

Preyasī (प्रेयसी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pīasī.

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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

Preyasī (प्रेयसी) [Also spelled preysi]:—(nf) a beloved; darling, sweetheart.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Prēyasi (ಪ್ರೇಯಸಿ):—[noun] a woman wiho is loved by a man; a beloved woman.

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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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