Shirasa, Śirasa: 6 definitions


Shirasa 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.

The Sanskrit term Śirasa can be transliterated into English as Sirasa or Shirasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Sirasa in India is the name of a plant defined with Albizia lebbeck in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Acacia speciosa (Jacq.) Willd. (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Species Plantarum.

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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

śirasa (शिरस).—m (sarṣapa S) A kind of mustard, Sinapis dichotoma. The seed is one of the aṭharā upadhānyēṃ. 2 (śirīṣa S) A tree, Mimosa sirisha.

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śirasā (शिरसा).—ad (Third case of śiras S With the head.) With profound reverence or humble submission; with ready and forward obedience. Ex. tumhī āmacē vaḍīla tyāpēkṣāṃ tumhī sāṅgāla tēṃ āmhāsa śi0 mānya āhē. śirasā vandya -dhārya -mānya &c. Worthy to be most reverently regarded.

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

śirasa (शिरस).—m A kind of mustard; a tree.

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śirasā (शिरसा).—ad With ready and forward obe- dience. śirasāvandya-dhārya-mānya Worthy to be most reverently regarded.

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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: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śirasa (शिरस):—[from śiras] = śiras in sahasra-śirasodara q.v.

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Shirasa 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

Śirasā (ಶಿರಸಾ):—

1) [adverb] obidiently and faithfully; with humility; without arrogance.

2) [adverb] ಶಿರಸಾವಹಿಸು [shirasavahisu] śirasāvahisu = ಶಿರಸಾವಹಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳು [shirasavahisikollu]; ಶಿರಸಾವಹಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳು [shirasavahisikollu] śirasāvahisikoḷḷu to accept something (as a task, responsibility, etc.) obdiently.

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Sirasa (ಸಿರಸ):—[noun] = ಸಿರಿಸ [sirisa].

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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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