Sagu, Sāgū: 7 definitions


Sagu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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)

Sagu in Philippines is the name of a plant defined with Maranta arundinacea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Stromanthe tonckat Eichl. (among others).

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

· Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
· Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin (1884)
· Histoire des plantes de la Guiane Françoise (1775)
· Rapid Assessment Program Working Papers (1998)
· Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden (2003)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sāgū (सागू).—m ( H) A tree of the Palm-tribe, from the pith of which sago is prepared, Cycas circinalis. 2 Sago or a single granule.

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

sāgū (सागू).—m A tree of the palm-tribe. Sago.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sagu (सगु).—[adjective] with cows.

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

Sagu (सगु):—[=sa-gu] [from sa > sa-gajāroha] mfn. along with cows, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Sagu 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sāgu (ಸಾಗು):—

1) [verb] to move forward; to continue the journey.

2) [verb] to take place; to happen; to occur.

3) [verb] to become possible.

4) [verb] (time) to elapse.

5) [verb] to be lost; to be missing.

6) [verb] to have an effect on; to affect or influence.

7) [verb] to flow (continuously).

8) [verb] to engage in agriculture; to carry on cultivation.

9) [verb] (a metal) to be extended or shaped by hammering.

10) [verb] to throw (the hands or legs) forward (while walking).

11) [verb] ಸಾಗಕಳಿಸು [sagakalisu] sāga kaḷisu to accompany a person departing, to some distance, as a mark of courteous send off; 2. to carry on (a work); ಸಾಗಗೊಳಿಸು [sagagolisu] sāgagoḷisu = ಸಾಗಕಳಿಸು - [sagakalisu -] 1; ಸಾಗಹಾಕು [sagahaku] sāga hāku to cause to send, despatch off (some unwanted, disgusting person or thing); ಸಾಗು ಕಳಿಸು [sagu kalisu] sāgu kaḷisu = ಸಾಗಕಳಿಸು - [sagakalisu -] 1; ಸಾಗುಹಾಕು [saguhaku] sāgu hāku = ಸಾಗಹಾಕು [sagahaku].

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Sāgu (ಸಾಗು):—

1) [noun] the act of moving forward or continuing the journey.

2) [noun] a manner in which one behaves; behaviour.

3) [noun] the occupation of a farmer, agriculturist; agriculture; cultivation.

4) [noun] an extent of land that is cultivated.

5) [noun] (mus.) the gait of a song.

6) [noun] ಸಾಗುಬೀಳು [sagubilu] sāgu bīḷu (a tract of land) to be unutilised or become unusable for raising crops; ಸಾಗುಮಾಡು [sagumadu] sāgu māḍu to prepare the soil and raise crops; to cultivate.

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Sāgu (ಸಾಗು):—[noun] a kind of side-dish prepared using a vegetable or vegetables for using with capāti, dōse, pūri, etc.

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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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