Todana, Toḍana: 14 definitions

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Todana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, 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: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Todana in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Grewia optiva J.R.Drumm. ex Burret from the Tiliaceae (Phalsa) family having the following synonyms: Grewia oppositifolia. For the possible medicinal usage of todana, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

1) Todana in India is the name of a plant defined with Grewia oppositifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Grewia oppositifolia Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb..

2) Todana is also identified with Grewia optiva It has the synonym Grewia oppositifolia Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb. (etc.).

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

· Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem (1926)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)
· Bull. MedicoEthnobot. Res. (1983)
· Himalaya Res. and Develop. (1984)
· Prodr. Fl. Nep. (1825)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1824)

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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Todana (तोदन).—[tud-karaṇe ghañ]

1) Pain, anguish.

2) A goad.

3) Face, mouth (tuṇḍa).

Derivable forms: todanam (तोदनम्).

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Toḍana (तोडन).—

1) Splitting, dividing.

2) Tearing.

3) Hurting, injuring.

Derivable forms: toḍanam (तोडनम्).

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Todana (तोदन).—See under तुद् (tud).

Derivable forms: todanam (तोदनम्).

See also (synonyms): tottra, toda.

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

Todana (तोदन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A goad: see totra. 2. Pain, afliction from disease, &c. E. tud to give pain, affix karaṇe lyuṭ .

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

Todana (तोदन).—i. e. tud + ana, I. n. Stinging, [Suśruta] 1, 5, 8. Ii. m. The name of a tree, and (n.) its fruit, [Suśruta] 1, 211, 12; 20.

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

Todana (तोदन).—[neuter] stinging, pricking.

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

1) Toḍana (तोडन):—[from toḍ] n. (√tuḍ) splitting (?), [viii f., xxviii.]

2) Todana (तोदन):—[from tottra] n. = tottra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] pricking pain, [i, 22, 5]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a tree and (n.) its fruit, [46, 3, 25 and 29.]

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

Todana (तोदन):—(naṃ) 1. n. A goad; pain.

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

Toḍana (तोडन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ullūraṇa, Toḍaṇa.

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Todana 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Toḍanā (तोडना):—(v) to break; to violate; to fracture; to pluck; to disband; to twist, to demolish; to snap; to change (into coins or currency notes of smaller denomination); to reduce; to win over, to cause to defect.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Toḍaṇa (तोडण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Todana.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tōdana (ತೋದನ):—

1) [noun] = ತೋತ್ರ [totra].

2) [noun] the act of beating or banging (repeatedly).

3) [noun] a severe pain either body or mental.

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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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