Tod, Toḍ: 10 definitions


Tod 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

Kavya (poetry)

Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Toḍ (तोड्) in Prakrit refers to “tear” while the Sanskrit equivalent trut means “to break”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—(CDIAL 6079; Williams 1959 p. 363);—figurative sense § 9 “to miss, to fail” (CDIAL 6063; ST p. 67, 144; Balbir 1982 p. 66).

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Tod in India is the name of a plant defined with Borassus flabellifer in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pholidocarpus tunicatus H. Wendl. (among others).

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

· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)
· Webbia (1914)
· Botanica Acta (1997)
· Palmiers (1878)
· Species Plantarum
· Systema Vegetabilium. (1774)

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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

Toḍ (तोड्).—1 P. (toḍati) To disrespect.

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

Toḍ (तोड्).—[toḍa] r. 1st cl. (ṛ) toḍṛ (toḍati) To treat with disrespect. E. bhvā-para-sakaseṭ .

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

Toḍ (तोड्).—i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] To despise.

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

Toḍ (तोड्):—[class] 1. ḍate, to disregard, [Dhātupāṭha]

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

Toḍ (तोड्):—(ṛ) toḍati a. To shew disrespect, to treat roughly.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tod 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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Tod is another spelling for तोड [toḍa].—n. 1. fold; 2. mental torture/pressure; 3. breakage; destruction; 4. competition; contest;

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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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