Shaisha, Śaiṣa: 6 definitions


Shaisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Śaiṣa can be transliterated into English as Saisa or Shaisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Sais.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Saisa in India is the name of a plant defined with Dalbergia latifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lonchocarpus latifolius (Willd.) DC. (among others).

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

· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (1823)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Fl. China (2010)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1798)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Boletim Técnico do Instituto Agronômico de Norte (1949)

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaiṣa (शैष).—The cool season.

Derivable forms: śaiṣaḥ (शैषः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Saisa (सैस).—[adjective] leaden.

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

1) Śaiṣa (शैष):—m. (?for śaiśa; See śaiśira above) the cool season, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Saisa (सैस):—mfn. ([from] sīsa) leaden, made of lead [gana] rajatādi.

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Shaisha 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Saīsa (सईस):—(nm) a groom; [] the work or function of a groom.

2) Sāīsa (साईस) [Also spelled sais]:—(nm) a horse-keeper, groom; ~[] horse-tending, grooming.

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