Tini, Tiṇi, Tīṉi: 3 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Tini in India is the name of a plant defined with Hygroryza aristata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym see A. Lasègue, Musée botanique de Benjamin Delessert. Paris 1845 and Ethelyn Maria Tucker, Catalogue of the library of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Cambridge, Mass. 1917– 1933, J.H. Barnhart, Biographical Notes upon Botanists. 3: 146. 1965, Theodore W. Bossert, compil., Biographical dictionary of botanists represented in the Hunt Institute portrait collection. 329. Boston, Mass. 1972, Vladislav Kruta, in D.S.B. 11: 379–381. 1981 (among others).

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

· Grasses of Burma (1960)
· Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (1836)
· Révision des Graminées (1829)
· Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum (1855)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or a catalogue … (1814)
· Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1900)

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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tiṇi (ತಿಣಿ):—[verb] to gather in large numbers at a place; to assemble.

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Tiṇi (ತಿಣಿ):—[noun] a large number people gathered together at a place.

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Tini (ತಿನಿ):—

1) [noun] any eatable in gen.; food.

2) [noun] the act of eating.

3) [noun] the sensation of itching; itch.

4) [noun] (fig.) a restless desire; a craving; hankering.

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Tīni (ತೀನಿ):—

1) [noun] any eatable in gen.; food.

2) [noun] the act of eating.

3) [noun] the sensation of itching; itch.

4) [noun] (fig.) a restless desire; a craving; hankering.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Tiṇi (திணி) [tiṇital] 4 intransitive verb < திண்-மை. [thin-mai.] [K. tiṇi.]

1. To be crowded, dense, close; செறி தல். மண்டிணிந்த நிலனும் [seri thal. mandinintha nilanum] (புறநானூறு [purananuru] 2).

2. To become solid, compact, firm; இறுகுதல். [iruguthal.]

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Tiṇi (திணி) [tiṇittal] 11 transitive verb Causative of திணி¹-. [thini¹-.]

1. To cram, stuff; செறிய உட்புகுத்து தல். பூமிபாரங்க ளுண்ணுஞ் சோற்றினை வாங்கிப் புல்லைத் திணிமினே [seriya udpuguthu thal. pumiparanga lunnugn sorrinai vangip pullaith thinimine] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் பெரிய.ாழ். [nalayira thivyappirapandam periyazh.] 4, 4, 5).

2. To enchase, set; பதித்தல். பொன்றிணி மணிமானப் பொலிவன பல் [pathithal. ponrini manimanap polivana pal] (கம்பராமாயணம் வனம்பு. [kambaramayanam vanambu.] 3).

3. To nag at, worry persistently; நெருக்கி வருத்துதல். [nerukki varuthuthal.] Local usage

4. To insert; இடைச்சேர்த்தல். [idaicherthal.]

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Tiṇi (திணி) noun < திணி¹-. [thini¹-.]

1. Solidity, strength, firmness; திட்பம். பலர்புகழ் திணிதோள் [thidpam. palarpugazh thinithol] (பத்துப்பாட்டு [pathuppattu] 152).

2. Denseness; செறிவு. இருளின் றிணி வண்ணம் [serivu. irulin rini vannam] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் திருவாய்மொழி [nalayira thivyappirapandam thiruvaymozhi] 2, 1, 8).

3. Earth; பூமி. (அகராதி நிகண்டு) [pumi. (agarathi nigandu)]

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Tīṉi (தீனி) noun < idem. [K. Travancore usage tīni, M. tīn.]

1. Light refreshment; சிற்றுண்டி. [sirrundi.]

2. Food for animals, fodder; விலங்குணவு. [vilangunavu.]

3. Rich food கொழுத்த சாப்பாடு. தீனியிலாசை தெவிட்டாது தேவர்க்கும் (திருமந்.). [kozhutha sappadu. thiniyilasai thevittathu thevarkkum (thiruman.).]

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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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