Soki, Sokī, Shoki: 6 definitions

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Soki means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Soki in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Striga hermonthica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Striga senegalensis Benth. (among others).

2) Soki in Senegal is also identified with Combretum glutinosum It has the synonym Combretum passargei Engl. & Diels (etc.).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2004)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1828)
· Journal of Natural Products (1994)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Flora Zambesiaca (1990)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1999)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Soki, for example diet and recipes, extract dosage, health benefits, side effects, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sokī : (adj.) sorrowful.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Śokī (शोकी):—[from śoka] a f. See below.

2) b f. = rātri, night, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 7.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Soki 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

Śōki (ಶೋಕಿ):—

1) [noun] the habitual act of making merry, taking much pleasure, engaging in gratifying oneself.

2) [noun] a showy, pretentious behaviour.

3) [noun] the ability to notice, appreciate, and judge what is beautiful, appropriate or harmonious or what is excellent in art, music, decoration, clothing, etc.; taste.

4) [noun] a specific preference; partiality; predilection; a taste.

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Ṣōki (ಷೋಕಿ):—

1) [noun] the habitual act of making merry, taking much pleasure, engaging in gratifying oneself.

2) [noun] a showy, pretentious behaviour.

3) [noun] the ability to notice, appreciate, and judge what is beautiful, appropriate or harmonious or what is excellent in art, music, decoration, clothing, etc.; taste.

4) [noun] a specific preference; partiality; predilection; a taste.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Śokī (शोकी):—adj. grieving; mourning;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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