Rip: 7 definitions


Rip means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Rip in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Pilea microphylla (L.) Liebm. from the Urticaceae (Nettle) family. For the possible medicinal usage of rip, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

Rip in India is the name of a plant defined with Pseudognaphalium affine in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Helichrysum griffithii Boiss. (among others).

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

· Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society (1981)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1837)
· Opera Botanica (1991)
· Blumea (1941)
· Prodromus Florae Nepalensis (1825)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Rip, for example diet and recipes, chemical composition, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, health benefits, side effects, 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: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rip (रिप्).—1. only [participle] ripta smear, stick, cleave to; cheat, impose upon (only riripus).

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Rip (रिप्).—2. [feminine] cheat ([abstract] & concr.).

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

1) Rip (रिप्):—1. rip (cf.lip; only [perfect tense] riripuḥ),

—to smear, adhere to ([locative case]), [Ṛg-veda] (cf. ripta);

—to deceive, cheat, [ib.]

2) 2. rip f. injury, fraud, deceit, [Ṛg-veda]

3) an injurer, deceiver, enemy, [ib.]

4) the earth (?), [Ṛg-veda iii, 5, 5; x, 79, 3] ([Sāyaṇa]; cf. [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 1]).

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Rip 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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Rip is another spelling for रिप [ripa].—n. 1. damp; 2. mud;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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