Sida, Sīdā, Shida: 11 definitions


Sida means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Sida. A large river flowing from Uttarahimava; its specific gravity is so slight that nothing can float on it. It flows through the Kancanapabbata and many thousands of ascetics live on its banks., 101.

2. Sida. An ocean, probably identical with Sidantara. It is the abode of Nagas.

3. Sida. A canal flowing eastwards from the Aciravati (Cv.lxxix.53) (the channel of the Mahavalukanadi).

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Deforestation in Nagaland: a historical perspective

Sida is the name of a plant corresponding to Lagerstroemia parviflora, according to the author Lanukumla Ao in his thesis “Deforestation in Nagaland”, mentioning the source: Annual Administrative Report 2012-2013.

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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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Sida in the Assamese language is the name of a plant identified with Lagerstroemia parviflora Roxb. from the Lythraceae (Crape Myrtle) family. For the possible medicinal usage of sida, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

Sida in India is the name of a plant defined with Lagerstroemia parviflora in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

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

· Ceiba (1975)

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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

śiḍā (शिडा).—a R śiḍāsāṇṭā a R Commonly saḍā & saḍāsāṇṭā.

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śīḍa (शीड).—n The mainsail: also a sail generally. 2 fig. The arching of the neck of a mettlesome horse. śīḍa utaraṇēṃ g. of s. To be lowered, abased, crestfallen. śīḍa ubhāraṇēṃ g. of s. (To have one's sail hoisted.) To be prospering; to be getting on with filled sails. śīḍa caḍhaṇaṃ g. of s. To be exalted, elated, lifted up.

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

śiḍā (शिडा).—

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śīḍa (शीड).—n The mainsail; a sail. śīḍa utaraṇēṃ Be lowered, crestfallen. śīḍa ubhāraṇēṃ Have one's sail hoisted, be prosper- ing. śīḍa caḍhaṇēṃ Be exalted, lifted up.

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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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sīda (सीद).—see 1. sad.

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

Sīda (सीद):—[from sīd] See kusīda, p. 298, col. 1.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sida 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Siḍa (सिड):—(nf) eccentricity, craziness. crankiness, whim; ~[ḍī] eccentric, crazy, cranky, whimsical; •[pana/pana] see ~[ḍa; ~ḍa savāra honā] to be under the sway of a whim/eccentricity/craziness, to run crazy.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sīda (ಸೀದ):—[noun] = ಸೀದಾ [sida]1.

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Sīda (ಸೀದ):—[adverb] = ಸೀದಾ [sida]3.

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Sīdā (ಸೀದಾ):—

1) [noun] provisions provided to a person for cooking his or her food.

2) [noun] a fixed allotment of food or provisions.

3) [noun] donation of provisions.

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Sīdā (ಸೀದಾ):—

1) [adjective] not crooked, bent, bowed, curly, etc.; straight.

2) [adjective] without guile or deceit; innocent; artless; simple.

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Sīdā (ಸೀದಾ):—[adverb] in a straight line or direction; unswervingly; straight.

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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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