Bahuli, Bahulī: 8 definitions


Bahuli means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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

Bahulī°, (rare in Ep. Sk. ; when found, diff. in meaning) in compn with kar=bahula (adj.)+kar, lit. “to make much of,” i.e. to practise, in foll. words: °kata (pp.) practised (frequently), usually combd with bhāvita S. II, 264; IV, 200, 322; V, 259; A. I, 6; Vism. 267 (=punappunaṃ kata); °katatta (nt.) practice D. II, 214; °kamma continuous practice, an act often repeated M. I, 301; DhsA. 406 (=punappuna-karaṇa); °karoti to take up seriously, to practise, devote oneself to (Acc.) M. I, 454; A. I, 275; III, 79; S. IV, 322; DhA. III, 356 (sevati+); VbhA. 291; °kāra zealous exercise, practice M. III, 25 sq. (tab-bahulī° to this end). (Page 485)

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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

bāhulī (बाहुली).—f The same as bāhulā except that this is of a female. 2 The homunculus of the eye. 3 A common term for the two side-posts of the cāka- dāṇḍā of a draw-well: also called buṭalī. bā0 dēṇēṃ To stir up to some evil work.

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

bāhulī (बाहुली).—f A doll. Homunculus of the eye.

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

1) Bahulī (बहुली):—[from bah] in [compound] for bahula

2) Bāhuli (बाहुलि):—[from bāhula > bāhu] m. Name of a son of Viśvā-mitra, [Mahābhārata]

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Bahuli 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Bahuli (बहुलि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bahulin.

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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

Bāhuli (ಬಾಹುಲಿ):—

1) [noun] a kind of anklet.

2) [noun] a pendant, used as an ornament for the ears.

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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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