Sagada, Sagaḍa: 3 definitions


Sagada means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Sagada in Guinea is the name of a plant defined with Zea mays in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Zea mays var. striatiamylacea Leizerson (among others).

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

· Landwirthschaftliche Flora (1866)
· A Manual of Botany for the Northern States (1818)
· Makinoa (1947)
· Nomenclator Botanicus (1821)
· FBI (1897)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum… . (1788)

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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

Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Sagaḍa (सगड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Śakaṭa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sagāḍa (ಸಗಾಡ):—

1) [noun] anything that is in extreme degree.

2) [noun] the quality of being vehement; ardour; fervour; vehemence.

3) [noun] vigorous impetuosity; vehemence.

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Sāgaḍa (ಸಾಗಡ):—

1) [noun] a kind of flat, buoyant structure of logs, boards, barrels, etc. fastened together.

2) [noun] a dried gourd or similar bouyant thing used for keeping oneself afloat on the surface of a water-body.

3) [noun] a portable framework on which a corpse is carried; a bier.

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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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