Tintidi, Tintiḍī, Timtidi: 6 definitions


Tintidi 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Astrologia Védica: Kularnava Tantra em português

Tintidi (तिन्तिदि) (identified with Tamarinda) refers to one of the nine kulavṛkṣas (Kula trees ) in which the Kula Yoginīs reside, according to the Kulārṇava-tantra verse 11.66-68.— Accordingly, “Kula Yoginīs always live in kulavṛkṣas (Kula trees). Therefore, one should not eat on the leaves of such trees [i.e.,  Tintidi—Tamarinda] and they should be especially worshiped. One should neither sleep under the Kula Vṛkṣas nor create any disturbance under them. Otherwise, seeing or hearing about such trees, one should greet them with devotion and never cut them down. [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Tintidi in India is the name of a plant defined with Tamarindus indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Tamarindus occidentalis Gaertn. (among others).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1997)
· Boll. Ort. Bot. Palermo (1908)
· Acta Botanica Austro Sinica (1989)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2006)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1996)

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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

Tintiḍī (तिन्तिडी).—1 The tamarind tree.

2) A sour sauce (made of its fruits); Bṛ.S.55.21.

-kam 1 The fruit of the tamarind.

2) A sour sauce.

See also (synonyms): tintiḍa, tintiḍikā.

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

Tintiḍī (तिन्तिडी).—[feminine] tamarind.

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

1) Tintiḍī (तिन्तिडी):—[from tintiḍa] a f. = ḍikā, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā lv, 21]

2) [v.s. ...] = ḍimba, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [from tintiḍa] b f. of da q.v.

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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

Tiṃtiḍi (ತಿಂತಿಡಿ):—[noun] = ತಿಂತ್ರಿಣಿ [timtrini].

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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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