Sahara, Sāhāra, Shahara: 13 definitions
Sahara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Biology (plants and animals)
Sahara in India is the name of a plant defined with Streblus asper in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Diplothorax tonkinensis Gagnep. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Novae Plantarum Species praesertim Indiae Orientalis (1821)
· FBI (1888)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· Mus. Bot. (1856)
· Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany (1899)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1928)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Sahara, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, side effects, health benefits, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
sāhāra : (adj.) with the revenues.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sāhāra, (adj.) (sa+āhāra) with its food S. III, 54 (viññāṇa s.); D. II, 96 (Vesālī s.; translation “with its subject territory”). (Page 707)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
śahara (शहर).—n ( P) A city or large town.
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śaharā (शहरा).—m A quake or tremor with horripilation. Used pl. v yē.
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sāharā (साहरा).—m (Corr. from sahakāra S) Assistance, aid, help. v dē.
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sāharā (साहरा).—m C (Better sāyarā) A film, pellicle, layer, coating, crust.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
śahara (शहर).—m A city or large town.
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śaharā (शहरा).—m rēṃ n A quake or tremor with horripilation.
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sahāra (सहार).—m Destruction of the universe. Extinction. Collecting.
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.
1) The mango tree.
2) Universal destruction.
Derivable forms: sahāraḥ (सहारः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) 1. The mango tree. 2. Universal dissolution. E. ṣah to bear, āran Unadi aff.; or sah-ṛ-ac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sahara (सहर):—[=sa-hara] [from sa > sahaṃsa-pāta] a m. Name of a Dānava ([varia lectio] saṃ-h), [Harivaṃśa]
2) [=sa-hara] b ri etc. See [column]I.
3) Sahāra (सहार):—m. ([probably] a Prākṛt form for saha-kāra) a species of mango tree, [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 139 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
4) universal dissolution (= mahā-pralaya; [probably] [wrong reading] for saṃ-h), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sahāra (सहार):—(raḥ) 1. m. The mango.
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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.
1) Śahara (शहर) [Also spelled shahar]:—(nm) a city, town; ~[gaśta] city patrol; ~[panāha] city walls; -[bāhara] exiled/expelled from the city; -[ba-śahara] from one city to another; ~[bāśa] a citizen, citydweller; —[kī dāī] a hear-all tell-all woman; —[kī havā laganā] (in a derogatory sense) to become urbanised, to be affected by urbanity/urban sophistication/urban selfishness.
2) Sahara (सहर) [Also spelled sahar]:—(nm) dawn, day-break; ~[dama] very early in the morning.
3) Saharā (सहरा) [Also spelled sahra]:—(nm) a desert.
4) Sahāra (सहार):—(nm) tolerance, endurance.
5) Sahārā (सहारा):—(nm) support; backing; aid, succour; a strut; —[denā] to give a knee to, to (lend) support.
1) Sahara (सहर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Śaphara.
2) Sāhara (साहर) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃvṛ.
3) Sāhara (साहर) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃhṛ.
4) Sāhāra (साहार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃdhāra.
5) Sāhāra (साहार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sahakāra.
6) Sāhāra (साहार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sādhukāra.
7) Sāhāra (साहार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sadādhārasahakāra.
8) Sāhāra (साहार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sāhakāra.
9) Sāhāra (साहार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sādhāraṇa.
Sāhāra has the following synonyms: Sāhāraṇa.
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.
Śahara (ಶಹರ):—[noun] = ಶಹರು [shaharu].
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Ṣahara (ಷಹರ):—[noun] = ಷಹರು [shaharu].
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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