Alavinem, Aḷaviṇēṃ, Alaviṇeṃ: 2 definitions



Alavinem means something in Marathi. 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.

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aḷaviṇēṃ (अळविणें).—v c Causal or another active of aḷaṇēṃ q. v. and frame the senses accordingly. 2 To conciliate (a god, king, lover, mistress): to soothe and lull (an infant) by soft accents, coaxing speech, tender blandishments and endearments, kind fondling, dandling, caressing &c.; to appease or pacify gen. Ex. sadvāvēṃ aḷavuniyā paṇḍharīrāyā || kēlī kāyā brahmarūpa || 3 To implore or intreat by tender appeals or soft persuasions. 4 To sing (a gīta, rāga, rāgiṇī, tāna) with tremulous modulations and touching movements and gestures: also to warble (notes) melodiously--birds. Ex. kiṃ vasantakāḷīṃ kōkiḷā || pañcama āḷavī rasāḷā (or pañcamakharēṃ āḷavī)

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aḷaviṇēṃ (अळविणें).—. Add after the fourth sense:--This application of the verb departs very slightly from the literal sense To thicken; i. e. to gather up and deliver (the notes and the voice) in the whole power of the notes and with the whole compass of the voice. ghaṭṭa karaṇēṃ To make thick, dense, close, compact. (gīta, rāga &c.) bears the same application.

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

aḷaviṇēṃ (अळविणें).—v t Conciliate, implore by tender appeals. Thicken. Warble (notes) melodiously.

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āḷaviṇēṃ (आळविणें).—See under अ.

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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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