Resa, Resā, Resha: 11 definitions


Resa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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)

Rasashastra (Alchemy and Herbo-Mineral preparations)

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra

Resā (रेसा):—One of the five ordinary defects (sādhāraṇa-doṣa) of the precious stones (ratna) according to the Rasaprakāśasudhākara (Sanskrit work on the subject of rasaśāstra, or medicinal alchemy). This defect (doṣa) is also known as Khā (रेसा, “space/hole”). According to different sources, this particular doṣa is sometimes replaced with Rekhā (रेखा, “line/streak”), referring to ‘lined appearance’.

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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

Reṣa.—(IE 8-8), meaning uncertain. Note: reṣa 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rēṣā (रेषा).—f (S) A line. 2 A fibre. 3 pl The fibres or fibrous portion (of mangoes &c.) rēṣā ōḍhūna dēṇēṃ or kāḍhūna dēṇēṃ To lay down rules or mark out bounds for the guidance of.

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

rēṣā (रेषा).—f A line. A fibre.

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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

Reṣā (रेषा).—Roaring, neighing.

See also (synonyms): reṣaṇa.

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

Reṣa (रेष).—[masculine] hurt, injury.

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

1) Reṣā (रेषा):—[from reṣ] f. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Reṣa (रेष):—m. (√1. riṣ) injury, hurt, [Śaṃkarācārya on Chāndogya-upaniṣad] (cf. ratha-r).

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

Reṣa (रेष):—(ṅa) reṣate 1. a. To utter an inarticulate sound; to neigh; to howl.

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Resa 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

Reśā (रेशा):—(nm) a fibre, crude fibre; grain; staple; -, [mahīna] fibrill; [reśedāra] fibrous.

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