Tita, Tīṭa, Tītā: 8 definitions


Tita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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) Tita in India is the name of a plant defined with Plumbago zeylanica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Plumbago rosea L. (among others).

2) Tita in Mozambique is also identified with Artabotrys brachypetalus.

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

· Biochem. Syst. Ecol.
· Flora of Southern Africa (1963)
· Species Plantarum (1762)
· Fieldiana, Botany (1966)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1862)
· FBI (1882)

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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tīṭa (तीट).—f m A mark made with soot or lamp-black upon the forehead of children, to avert the influence of an evil eye or that of demons. 2 A bend or flexure; a twist.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

tīṭa (तीट).—f m A bend; a twist. A spot of kājaḷa (lamp-black formed on the forehead of a child).

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ṭīṭa (टीट):—See ava-.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tita 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

Tīṭa (ತೀಟ):—

1) [noun] a touching, rubbing softly (chiefly with one’s palm).

2) [noun] the act or fact of (the wind) blowing.

3) [noun] activity engaged in for amusement; a play.

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Tīṭa (ತೀಟ):—[noun] = ತೀಟೆ [tite].

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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

Tītā (तीता):—adj. pl. of तीतो [tīto]

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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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