Baladi, Bālaḍi, Balādi: 7 definitions

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Baladi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bālaḍi (बालडि).—Pravara (Angiras).*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 15.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Balādi (बलादि).—A class of words headed by the word बल (bala), to which the tad. affix य (ya) is added in the four senses given by Panini in IV.2.67-70. e. g. बल्यः कुल्यम्, तुल्यम्, वन्यम् (balyaḥ kulyam, tulyam, vanyam) etc. cf Kas, on P.IV.2.80;

2) Balādi.—A class of words headed by बल (bala) which take the possessive tad. affix मत् (mat) optionally with the regular affix इन् (in) ; e. g. बलवान्, बली (balavān, balī); cf Kas. on P. V. 2.136.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

1) Balādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Khalakhaṇḍa (verse 2.4) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Khalakhaṇḍa [mentioning balādi] is named after Khala, in which the medium (of recipes) is buttermilk, and has been given such importance that a whole chapter is being left for it. Recipes treat patients suffering from a variety of conditions (viz., fever, haemorrhagic diseases, piles, etc.)

2) Balādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Tailakhaṇḍa (verse 3.86) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Tailakhaṇḍa [mentioning balādi] contains recipes and medicated oils (taila) that treat the patients on such conditions as fever, dyspnoea, cough, asthma, etc.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Baladī.—see valadī. Note: baladī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bāladī (बालदी).—f A leathern bucket, esp. that used on board of ships.

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bāḷadī (बाळदी).—a Made or composed of the hide of bull, ox, or cow:--as disting. from mhasarī. Hence bāḷadī jōḍā Shoes of the upper classes, of a higher order than adhōḍī jōḍā.

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

bāladī (बालदी).—f A leathern bucket.

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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

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Baladi 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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