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Definition of the noun Chira

What does Chira mean as a name of something?

Chira is a genus of Salticidae, described by Peckham & Peckham in 1896.

Chira is a genus of Salticidae, described by Simon in 1902.

Phrases with Chira

Phrases starting with the word Chira:

  1. Chira fagei
  2. Chira lanei
  3. Chira lucina
  4. Chira micans
  5. Chira simoni
  6. Chira thysbe
  7. Chira typica
  8. Chira Kastoni
  9. Chira spinosa
  10. Chira superba
  11. Chira Aculeata
  12. Chira spinipes
  13. Chira Designata
  14. Chira distincta
  15. Chira gounellei
  16. Chira flavescens

Phrases ending with the word Chira:

  1. Bursa Chira
  2. genus Chira
  3. Knefastia Chira
  4. Potamides Chira

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chira

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Google previewGenerations in Africa (2008)

Connections and Conflicts by Erdmute Alber, Sjaak van der Geest

Chira is an illness of stagnation.

Google previewCommunity Participation in Health (1993)

The Politics of Primary Care in Costa Rica by Lynn M. Morgan

La Chira is a town located in the municipality of Guapiles. The community is home to about 650 people who live along the road leading from Guapiles to the inland banana plantations. The region was created administratively in 1930, after the ...

Google previewAfrican Families and the Crisis of Social Change (1997)

by Thomas S. Weisner, Candice Bradley

Chira is the disease associated with transgressions due to extramarital sexual relationships. Although many people had heard of AIDS, the majority of them were not sure of what AIDS actually is. They knew that AIDS is a sexually transmitted ...

Google previewThe Body in Balance (2013)

Humoral Medicines in Practice by Peregrine Horden, Elisabeth Hsu

Among the Nilotic-speaking Luo of western Kenya, the Bantuderived concept of chira is a delict ranging from incest, incestuous adultery, to breach of seniority rules and even disrespect, and related to the idea of 'mixing bloods' in an improper ...

Google previewMorality, Hope and Grief (2010)

Anthropologies of AIDS in Africa by Hansjörg Dilger, Ute Luig

Chira is a wasting disease which has symptoms very similar to AIDS and results from the non-observation of ritual prescriptions associated with burials and mourning periods, as well as with farming, house-building and lineage-life in general.

Google previewGlobal Empowerment of Women (2007)

Responses to Globalization and Politicized Religions by Carolyn M. Elliott

Chira is a chronic wasting, often terminal, condition perceived to be associated with breachingof sexual and other relational taboos. Besides wasting, otherclassic signsand symptoms include persistent cough,vomiting, diarrhea, thinning of hair ...

Google previewA Question of Life Or Death (2008)

Treatment Access for Children Living with HIV in Kenya by Juliane Kippenberg, Human Rights Watch (Organization)

Chira is a physical condition that leads to symptoms similar to full-blown AIDS. It is considered the result of disordered social relations, and believed to befall people who have gone against the customs and traditions of the society.63 Kenyan ...

Google previewSage Philosophy (1990)

Indigenous Thinkers and Modern Debate on African Philosophy by H. Odera Oruka

Oruka Chira is a misfortune which befalls one because of an evil deed in the past — gima rack matimoreni nyime nimarrach ma isetimo chien. It is also seen as a misfortune on one following one's conduct in breaking a taboo. Kwach And what ...

Google previewSOUVENIR of 2nd International Science Congress (ISC-2012)

by Prof. Dipak Sharma

School of Environmental Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala 682 022, INDIA Abstract: Kottayam Chira is a significant water body with a total area of ...

Google previewA Dictionary Of The Malayan Language, In 2 Parts, Malayan and English And English and Malayan (1812)

by William Marsden

Jo- chira. o:- , -- Striped (streaked) rJoe, ber chira-chira. STRIVE - lomba ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

infusion of plant used to treat chira (a wasting disease believed to infect those who break Luo taboos, and in ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindūstānī and English, and English and Hindūstānī (1849)

The Latter Being Entirely New by John Shakespear

y-- chira (or) s. m. 1. Incision ...

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Cheb Mourad 2014 Chira Malha Avec Amine Lacolombe By Wahrani Claviste

Quotes about Chira

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Scrabble value of C3H4I1R1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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