Shitadi, Śitaḍī, Sitādi, Sita-adi: 6 definitions

Introduction

Shitadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Śitaḍī can be transliterated into English as Sitadi or Shitadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Sitādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Lepakhaṇḍa (verse 4.37) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Lepakhaṇḍa [mentioning sitādi] contains recipes according to circumstances as advised by tradition. They treat the patient suffering from conditions such as fever, piles, emaciation, anorexia, tuberculosis, diarrhea, etc.

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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

śitaḍī (शितडी).—f (śīta) A lump or clot (as of curds, buttermilk, blood, kaḍhī, khīra &c.)

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sitaḍī (सितडी).—More commonly śintaḍaṇēṃ &c.

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

śitaḍī (शितडी).—f A lump or clot.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sitādi (सितादि).—molasses.

Derivable forms: sitādiḥ (सितादिः).

Sitādi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sita and ādi (आदि).

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

Sitādi (सितादि).—m.

(-diḥ) Treacle, molasses. E. sitā sugar, before to give, aff. ki .

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

Sitādi (सितादि):—[from sitā > sita] (tādi) m. molasses, [ib.]

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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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