Sushita, Suśīta, Su-shita: 9 definitions


Sushita 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 term Suśīta can be transliterated into English as Susita or Sushita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Suśīta (सुशीत) refers to that which is “strongly cooling”, as mentioned in a verse sometimes added after verse 5.39 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “sweet, destructive of hemorrhage, heavy in its digestion, dispersive of phlegm, sedative of wind and choler, (and) strongly cooling [viz., suśīta] (is) buffalo’s ghee [viz., māhiṣaghṛta]”.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Sushita in India is the name of a plant defined with Rosa damascena in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Rosa x damascena Mill. (among others).

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

· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
· Vilmorin’s Blumengärtnerei. (1894)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Suśīta (सुशीत).—yellow sandal-wood.

Derivable forms: suśītam (सुशीतम्).

Suśīta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and śīta (शीत).

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

Suśīta (सुशीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Very cold or cooling. n.

(-taṃ) A yellow fragrant sort of Sandal-wood. E. su very, śīta cold.

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

Suśīta (सुशीत).—[adjective] very cold.

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Susita (सुसित).—[adjective] entirely white, snow-white.

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

1) Suśīta (सुशीत):—[=su-śīta] [from su > su-śaṃsa] mfn. very cold or cooling, [Suśruta; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. Ficos Infectoria, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Suśītā (सुशीता):—[=su-śītā] [from su-śīta > su > su-śaṃsa] f. a [particular] plant (= śata-pattrī), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Suśīta (सुशीत):—[=su-śīta] [from su > su-śaṃsa] n. great coldness, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

5) [v.s. ...] a kind of fragrant yellow sandalwood, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Suṣita (सुषित):—[=su-ṣita] [from su > su-ṣaṃsad] mfn. = -sita, [Pañcarātra]

7) Susita (सुसित):—[=su-sita] [from su > su-saṃyata] mfn. pure white, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Suśīta (सुशीत):—[su-śīta] (taṃ) 1. n. Yellow fragrant Sandal wood. a. Very cold.

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

Susīta (सुसीत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Susīa.

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Sushita 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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