Avala, Āvāla, Avālā, Avāla: 12 definitions


Avala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Tamil. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Advances in Zoology and Botany: Ethnomedicinal List of Plants Treating Fever in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India

Āvalā (or Āvaḻā) in the Marathi language refers to the medicinal tree “Emblica officinalis Gaertn. Syn. Phyllanthes emblica L.”, and is used for ethnomedicine treatment of Fever in Ahmednagar district, India. The parts used are: “Dried mature fruits”. Instructions for using the tree named Āvalā: The dried mature powdered fruits along with the fruits of Hirda (Terminalia chebula) and Behda (Terminalia belerica) 2 g each—given orally.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avala (अवल).—ad ( A) At first; at the beginning. 2 Used as adj First, chief, greatest, highest. 3 Used as s f The first or earlier part. Ex. pāvasānēṃ a0 sādhalī akhērī ghālavilī.

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avalā (अवला).—m (Better avalēṃ) An oar.

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avaḷa (अवळ).—a (avaḷaṇēṃ) Tight, firm, fast, close. 2 Narrow, slender, slim, contracted--as the neck, wrist, a tube.

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avaḷā (अवळा).—m (āmalaka S) Emblic myrobalan, Phyllanthus emblica. Pr. a0 pikāyācā nāhīṃ samudra sukāyācā nāhīṃ Impossibles never come to pass. 2 fig. The knob or boss of the pillar of a lāmbaṇa- divā or a samaī; an ornamental knob gen. a0 dēūna bēla (or kōvhaḷā) kāḍhaṇārā That gives a myrobalan and demands or takes a pompion; that exacts or expects much in return for a little. avaḷē udhaḍaṇēṃ g. of o. To scold coarsely: also to beat violently; to tear to pieces. (Lit. To rip up the avaḷē in making avaḷakaṭhī.)

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

avala (अवल).—ad At first. a First, chief, great- est, highest. f The earlier part.

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avaḷa (अवळ).—a Tight, firm, contracted, narrow.

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avaḷā (अवळा).—m Emblic myrobalan. avaḷā dēūna kōhaḷā kāḍhaṇārā That exacts much in return for a little.

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āvaḷā (आवळा).—a That is in the common state, neither in the state of defile- ment nor in that of perfect purity.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āvāla (आवाल).—[ā-val-ṇic ac Tv.] A basin for water round the root of a tree; cf. आलवालम् (ālavālam).

Derivable forms: āvālam (आवालम्).

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

Āvāla (आवाल).—n.

(-laṃ) A basin for water round the foot of a tree. E. āṅ before vala to move, ghañ affix; also ālavāla.

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

Āvāla (आवाल):—m. a basin of water round the foot of a tree (= ālavāla q.v.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Āvāla (आवाल):—[ā-vāla] (laṃ) 1. n. See āvāpa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avala 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

Avaḷa (ಅವಳ):—[noun] = ಅವಳಿ [avali].

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Āvāla (ಆವಾಲ):—[noun] a basin or trench round the root of a tree for water.

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Āvāḷa (ಆವಾಳ):—[noun] = ಆವಾಲ [avala].

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Avālā (அவாலா) noun Food; உணவு. [unavu.] Local usage

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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