Boli, Bōlī, Bolī: 6 definitions


Boli means something in Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Boli in Malaysia is the name of a plant defined with Oroxylum indicum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bignonia indica Lour. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1806)
· Sylva Telluriana (1838)
· FBI (1884)
· For. Fl. Punj. (1918)
· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1826)
· Decas Generum Novorum (1808)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Boli, for example extract dosage, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, health benefits, side effects, chemical composition, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bōlī (बोली).—f (bōla) A tongue, language, speech, dialect. 2 An agreement, settlement, stipulation: also an engagement or a promise. bōlī sōḍaviṇēṃ To make a reservation or proviso; to keep a creep-hole.

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

bōlī (बोली).—f A language. An agreement; a promise.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bolī (बोली):—(nf) a dialect; mode of speaking; bid (in auction); taunt, sarcastic remarks; vulgar remarks; -[ṭholī] sarcastic utterance, sarcasm; vulgar remarks; -[bānī] speech; -[kasanā/bolanā/māranā] to have a fling/dig at, to taunt; to make slighting, remarks; -[denā/bolanā/lagānā] to bid (in auction); -[bolane/lagāne vālā] a bidder.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bōḷi (ಬೋಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a woman destitute of teeth.

2) [noun] a woman who has shaven her head completely.

3) [noun] a woman having no hair on the scalp; a bald woman.

4) [noun] a term of abuse.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Bolī (बोली):—n. 1. speech; language; tongue; dialect; 2. bid (at auction); 3. song/note (of birds);

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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