Sardi, Śārdī, Shardi, Sardī, Śardi: 5 definitions

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Sardi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Śārdī and Śardi can be transliterated into English as Sardi or Shardi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Śārdī (शार्दी) is another name for Brāhmī, a medicinal plant identified with two possibly species verse, according to verse 5.63-66 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Śārdī and Brāhmī, there are a total of twenty-four Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant. Note: Chopra identifies Brāhmī with 1) Centella asiatica (Linn.) Urban. while Bāpālāl and Th. B.S. et al identify it with 2) Bacopa monnieri (Linn.) Pennell.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sardī (सर्दी).—or sarddī Better written sarada, saradāra, saradārī, saradī.

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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

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Sardi 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

Sardī (सर्दी):—(nf) cold; winter; -[garamī] winter and summer; vicissitudes of life; —[khānā] to be struck by cold.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sardi (ಸರ್ದಿ):—

1) [adjective] of a temperature much lower than that of the human body; cold.

2) [adjective] without the proper heat or warmth.

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Sardi (ಸರ್ದಿ):—

1) [noun] absence of heat; lack of warmth; cold; coldness.

2) [noun] a contagious infection of the respiratory passages, characterised by an acute inflammation of the mucous membranes, nasal discharge, 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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