Balu, Bālu: 5 definitions
Balu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bālu (बालु).—A kind of perfume.
Derivable forms: bāluḥ (बालुः).
See also (synonyms): bāluka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-luḥ) A drug, commonly Elabaluka E. bal to live, aff. uṇ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bālu (बालु):—bāluka etc. See vālu etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bālu (बालु):—(luḥ) 2. f. A drug.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Bālū (बालू):—(nf) sand; ~[dānī] a sandbox; ~[śāhī] a kind of sweetmeat; -[kā gharauṃdā, -kī bhīta] a sandy wall, a structure with an infirm foundation; -[se tela nikālanā] to wring water from a flint.
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Ends with: Elabalu.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Balu, Bālu, Bālū; (plurals include: Balus, Bālus, Bālūs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
Apastamba Dharma-sutra (by Āpastamba)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Introduction to the tradition of Betel-chewing < [Appendix 8.2 - The Romance of Betel-Chewing]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)