Avela, Avelā, Āveḷa: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Avela means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Āveḷa can be transliterated into English as Avela or Avelia, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

One of the palaces used by the Buddha Revata in his last lay life. Bu.vi.17.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

avelā : (f.) improper time. || āvelā (f.), a garland for the head; chaplet.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Āveḷa, (adj. & °ā f.) (not with Müller P. Gr. 10, 30, 37 = Sk. āpīḍa, but fr. ā + veṣṭh to wind or turn round, which in P. is represented by āveṭheti as well as āvijjhati; ḷ then standing for either ḍh (ṭh) or dh (āvedha, q. v.). There may have been an analogy influence through vell to move to and fro, cp. āveḷita. Müller refers to āveḷā rightly the late dial. (Prk.) āmela) — 1. turning round, swinging round; diffusion, radiation; protuberance, with reference to the rays of the Buddha at J. I, 12, 95, 501. ‹-› 2. (f.) a garland or other ornament slung round & worn over the head Vv 362 (kañcan°; = āveḷa-pilandhana VuA 167). See āveḷin. (Page 113)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avēla (अवेल).—m (vāyalā through vāīla or vaila Separate.) The side or off-portion of a cooking-stove, the hob. 2 f (Better ayāla) A horse's mane.

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avēḷa (अवेळ).—f (a & vēḷa) Lateness, time far advanced. 2 Unseasonable time.

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āvēla (आवेल).—n Oil obtained from heated scrapings of young cocoanuts.

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

avēla (अवेल).—m The side or off-portion of a cooking-stove, the hob.

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avēḷa (अवेळ).—f Lateness. Unseasonable time.

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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

Avela (अवेल).—a.

1) Having no boundary or limit, unlimited.

2) Having no time, untimely.

-laḥ Concealment of knowledge.

-lā 1 Unfavourable time.

2) Chewed betel (supposed to be = ava + ilā).

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

Avela (अवेल).—m.

(-laḥ) Denial or consealment of knowledge. f.

(-lā) Chewed betel. E. ava and ilā speech.

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

1) Avela (अवेल):—[=a-vela] m. (?), denial or concealment of knowledge, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Avelā (अवेला):—[=a-velā] [from a-vela] f. wrong time, [Lāṭyāyana]

3) [v.s. ...] chewed betel, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Avela (अवेल):—

1) m. Verheimlichung, Läugnung [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 623.] [Medinīkoṣa l. 60.] —

2) f. gekauter Betel ebend. — Nach [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] : ava + ilā .

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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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