Shindhi, Śindhī: 5 definitions
Shindhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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 Śindhī can be transliterated into English as Sindhi or Shindhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
India history and geography
Sindhi refers to “An inhabitant of Sindh is called Sindhi. This province is in Pakistan now”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Biology (plants and animals)
Sindhi in India is the name of a plant defined with Phoenix acaulis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Phoenix acaulis var. melanocarpa Griff. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)
· Pl. Coromandel (1820)
· Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. (1845)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Sindhi, for example pregnancy safety, side effects, health benefits, chemical composition, diet and recipes, 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
śindhī (शिंधी).—f Wild date-tree. See śindī.
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.
Sindhi (सिन्धि):—n. (perhaps connected with next) rock-salt, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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.
Sindhi in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) belonging or pertaining to Sindh; (nm) a person; belonging to the Province of Sindh; (nf) the Sindhi language..—sindhi (सिंधी) is alternatively transliterated as Siṃdhī.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Simdhi, Khabbar, Kirrirr, Pharaho, Kabbar, Limo, Gajar-lahorei, Vilayati-baburu, Najhpat, Liimo, Jhaal, Diyar, Jhal, Kachalu.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Shindhi, Śindhī, Sindhi; (plurals include: Shindhis, Śindhīs, Sindhis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
One Year After Partition < [July 1948]
Some Songs I have Sung to Gandhiji < [September 1944]
A Case for Preparation of Modern Bilingual < [January – March, 2007]
Indian Medicinal Plants (by Kanhoba Ranchoddas Kirtikar)
44. Cocculus Leaeba, D.C. < [Menispermaceae (moonseed family)]
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 4 - Suhini-Mehar (Love stories of other regions) < [Part 1 - Saurashtra ni Rashdhar]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Yogadrstisamuccaya of Haribhadra Suri (Study) (by Riddhi J. Shah)
Chapter 6.3 - Dvātriṃśad-dvātriṃśikā by Upādhyāya Yaśovijaya < [Chapter 6 - Influence of the Yogadṛṣṭisamuccaya]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Chapter 3 - Seeing the Four Great Omens < [Volume 2.1]