Tim: 10 definitions


Tim means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology, Tamil. 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Tim in Ghana is the name of a plant defined with Pterocarpus erinaceus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lingoum erinaceum (Poir.) Kuntze (among others).

2) Tim in Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso is also identified with Ficus sur It has the synonym Urostigma thonningii Miq. (etc.).

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

· Flora de Filipinas (1877)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Fitoterapia (2001)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1990)
· Phytotherapy Research (2003)
· Economic Botany (1964)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Tim, for example chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Tim (तिम्).—[tima] r. 4th cl. (timyati) To be or become wet, damp, &c. E. divā0 pa0 saka0 seṭ .

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Tīm (तीम्).—[tīma] r. 4th cl. (tīmyati) To be wet or moist: see tima . divā0 pa0 aka0 seṭ .

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

Tim (तिम्).—i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] To become wet, [Hitopadeśa] 79, 5 Seramp. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. timita, Unmoved, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 1, 26.

— Cf. stim.

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Tīm (तीम्).—i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] = tim.

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

Tim (तिम्).—timyati [participle] timita become quiet (or *damp*).

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

1) Tim (तिम्):—(= √stim) [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] myati, to become quiet, [Hitopadeśa];

—to become wet (also tīmy [from] √tīm), [Dhātupāṭha] :—[Intensive] tetimyate, [Pāṇini 7-4; Kāśikā-vṛtti]

2) Tīm (तीम्):—[class] 4. myati See √tim:

2) —[Causal] tīmayati, to wet, [Divyāvadāna xix.]

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

1) Tim (तिम्):—(ya) timyati 4. a. To be wet.

2) Tīm (तीम्):—(ya) tīmyati 4. a. To be wet.

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

Tim (तिम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Tiṇṇa, Tiṇṇāai, Timma.

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Tim 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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Tīm (தீம்) cf. தேம். [them.] noun (திவா. [thiva.])

1. Sweetness, pleasantness; இனிமை. தீங்கதிர்த் தோற்றமென் னவே [inimai. thingathirth thorramen nave] (சீவகசிந்தாமணி [sivagasindamani] 2419).

2. Nectar; அமுது. [amuthu.] — adjectival Sweet; இனிய. நெருநலுந் தீம்பல மொழிந்த [iniya. nerunalun thimbala mozhintha] (அகநா. [agana.] 239).

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Tim (திம்) noun cf. தேம். [them.] Direction; திக்கு. (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [thikku. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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