Shitabhiru, Śītabhīrū, Śītabhīru, Shita-bhiru: 4 definitions

Introduction

Shitabhiru means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Śītabhīrū and Śītabhīru can be transliterated into English as Sitabhiru or Shitabhiru, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Śītabhīrū (शीतभीरू) is another name for Mallikā (Jasminum sambac “Sambac jasmine”), from the Oleaceae family of flowering plants. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Carakasaṃhitā.

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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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Shitabhiru in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śītabhīru (शीतभीरु).—a kind of jasmine (Arabian).

Derivable forms: śītabhīruḥ (शीतभीरुः).

Śītabhīru is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śīta and bhīru (भीरु).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śītabhīru (शीतभीरु).—f.

(-ruḥ) Arabian jasmine, (Jasminum zambac.) E. śīta the cold, bhīru afraid.

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

Śītabhīru (शीतभीरु):—[=śīta-bhīru] [from śīta] m. sensitive to cold, Jasminum Zambac, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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