Shush, Śuṣ, Śūṣ, Sush, Sūṣ: 9 definitions


Shush means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 terms Śuṣ and Śūṣ and Sūṣ can be transliterated into English as Sus or Shush or Sush, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Shush in Arabic is the name of a plant defined with Panicum turgidum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Panicum turgidum Hochst. ex Steud., nom. illeg., non Panicum turgidum Forssk..

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

· Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum (1854)
· La Végétation et les Potentialités Pastorales de la République de Djibouti. (1987)
· Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica (1775)
· Sahara (1989)
· Important Bird Areas of Ethiopia. (1996)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śuṣ (शुष्).—4 P. (śuṣyati, śuṣka)

1) To be dried, become dry or parched up; तृषा शुष्यत्यास्ये पिबति सलिलं स्वादु सुरभि (tṛṣā śuṣyatyāsye pibati salilaṃ svādu surabhi) Bh. 3.92.

2) To be withered.

3) To languish, become emaciated; अपि स्थाणुवदासीनः शुष्यन् परिगतः क्षुधा (api sthāṇuvadāsīnaḥ śuṣyan parigataḥ kṣudhā) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.49.

4) To be afflicted or distressed. -Caus. (śoṣayati-te)

1) To dry up, wither, parch; न शोषयति मारुतः (na śoṣayati mārutaḥ) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.23.

2) To emaciate.

3) To destroy.

4) To extinguish.

5) To drain, suck up, absorb.

6) To exhaust, empty. -With उद्, परि (ud, pari)

1) to be dried up, dry up; सीदन्ति मम गात्राणि मुखं च परिशुष्यति (sīdanti mama gātrāṇi mukhaṃ ca pariśuṣyati) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 1.29; स च विह्वलसत्त्वसंकुलः परिशुष्यन्नभवन् महाह्रदः (sa ca vihvalasattvasaṃkulaḥ pariśuṣyannabhavan mahāhradaḥ) Bhaṭṭikāvya 1.42.

2) to pine, decay, wither; इमाः शून्यमया वाचः शुष्यमाणेन भाषिताः (imāḥ śūnyamayā vācaḥ śuṣyamāṇena bhāṣitāḥ) Rām.3.55. 36; अस्मत्कृते च परिशुष्यति काचिदन्या (asmatkṛte ca pariśuṣyati kācidanyā) Bhartṛhari 2.2. -वि, -सम् (vi, -sam) to be dried up.

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Śūṣ (शूष्).—1 P. (śūṣati)

1) To produce, beget.

2) To bring forth.

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Sūṣ (सूष्).—1 P. [सूषति (sūṣati)] To bring forth, bear, produce, beget.

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

Śuṣ (शुष्).—[(au, ḹ)auśuṣḹ] r. 4th cl. (śuṣyati) 1. To dry. 2. To be withered.

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Śūṣ (शूष्).—r. 1st. cl. (śūṣati) 1. To bring forth, to propagate. 2. To beget.

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Ṣūṣ (षूष्).—r. 1st cl. (sūṣati) To bring forth, to bear; also sūṣ .

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Sūṣ (सूष्).—r. 1st cl. (sūṣati) To bring forth, to bear, to beget; also ṣūṣ .

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

Śuṣ (शुष्).— (for suṣ, and that for original sus; ś for s, by the assimilating influence of ), i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] (in epic poetry also [Ātmanepada.], [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 96, 34), 1. To become dry, literally and figuratively, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 69, 19; Mahābhārata 2, 1685; 3, 591. 2. To be withered, to be afflicted, [Draupadīpramātha] 6, 11. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. śuṣka. 1. Dried up, [Pañcatantra] 51, 5; dry, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 96. 2. Causeless, [Pañcatantra] 172, 1. 3. Unprofitable. 4. Offensive, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 35. [Causal.] 1. To dry up, Pañc, i. [distich] 117; Mahābhārata 3, 189 2. To emaciate, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 24. 3. To destroy, [Gītagovinda. ed. Lassen.] 12, 5.

— With the prep. ud ud, [Causal.] 1. To dry up, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 64, 65. 2. To emaciate, Chr. 57, 23.

— With samud sam-ud, To become dried up, [Bhaṭṭikāvya, (ed. Calc.)] 16, 17.

— With upa upa, [Causal.] 1. To dry up, Mahābhārata 3, 12874. 2. To emaciate, Mahābhārata 1, 4624.

— With pari pari, 1. To become dried up and withered, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 30, 25. 2. To be afflicted, Chr. 12, 25. pari- śuṣka, 1. Completely dry, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 59, 9. 2. Withered. 3. Emaciated, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 16, 35. [Causal.] To emaciate, [Pañcatantra] 182, 11.

— With vi vi, viśuṣka, 1. Very dry, thirsty, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 1, 15 2. Withered, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 78, 4. [Causal.] To dry up, Mahābhārata 3, 10767.

— With sam sam, To be dried up, Mahābhārata 1, 8230. saṃ- śuṣka, Completely dry, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 1, 22. [Causal.] To dry up, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 6, 36.

— Cf. (= śuṣka for sus + ka), [Latin] siccus (= śuṣka for sus + ka); [Gothic.] siuk; [Anglo-Saxon.] seoc, seac, sioc, sic; [Old High German.] siuh, siucī, siuhjan; [Gothic.] sauht; [Anglo-Saxon.] and [Old High German.] suht.

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Śūṣ (शूष्).—see sūṣ.

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Sūṣ (सूष्).— (cf. 1. su), śūṣ ŚŪṢ, i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To bring forth, to bear.

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

Śuṣ (शुष्).—1. śuṣyatite) dry, wither, fade. [Causative] śoṣayati (te) make dry, dry up, parch, emaciate, afflict, destroy. anu dry by slow degrees or after another. ud, samud, upa, pari, vi, sam dry or shrink in; [Causative] make dry, dry up.

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Śuṣ (शुष्).—2. śuṣati blow, hiss (of a snake).

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

1) Śuṣ (शुष्):—1. śuṣ ([probably] for [originally] suṣ, sus) [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxvi, 74]) śuṣyati (mc. also te; [perfect tense] śuśoṣa; [Aorist] aśuṣat; [future] śoṣṭā, śokṣyati; [infinitive mood] śoṣṭum; [indeclinable participle] -śuṣya, [Brāhmaṇa]),

—to dry, become dry or withered, fade, languish, decay, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.:—[Causal] śoṣayati ([Aorist] aśūśuṣat), to make dry, dry up, wither, parch, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.;

—to afflict, injure, hurt, extinguish, destroy, [Mahābhārata] :—[Desiderative] śuśukṣati [grammar]:—[Intensive] śośuṣyate, śośoṣṭi[ib.]

2) cf. [Greek] αὔω for σαύσω; [Latin] siccus; [Slavonic or Slavonian] sŭchati; [Lithuanian] susú, sausiú, saúsas etc.

3) 2. śuṣ (ifc.) drying, withering, [Pāṇini 4-3, 166], [vArttika] 1

4) drying up, parching (See parna-śuṣ).

5) 3. śuṣ (cf.śvas) [class] 6. [Parasmaipada] śuṣati (1. sg. also -śuṣe and p. -śuṣāṇa; See ā-√śuṣ). to hiss (as a serpent), [Ṛg-veda i, 61, 10.]

6) Śūṣ (शूष्):—(also written sūṣ) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] śūṣati, to bring forth, procreate (prasave), [Dhātupāṭha xvii, 28.]

7) Sūṣ (सूष्):—(also written śūṣ) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] sūṣati, to bring forth;—(a child), procreate, [Dhātupāṭha xvii, 28.]

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

1) Śuṣ (शुष्):—(ya) śuṣyati 4. a. To dry.

2) Śūṣ (शूष्):—śūṣati 1. a. To bring forth, propagate.

3) Ṣūṣ (षूष्):—sūṣati 1. a. To bring forth.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śuṣ (शुष्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṭṭa, Sussa, Sūsa.

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Shush in German

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