Cali; 5 Definition(s)
Cali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chali.
Cali (चलि).—An ārṣeya pravara of the Bhārgavas.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 37.
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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cali : (aor. of calati) moved; stired; trembled.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
caḷī (चळी).—f (caḷa) Spilled state or spilled material (as of flour, grain, sugar &c.) caḷīṃ paḍaṇēṃ To fail or fall away;--used of jhōmpa or sleep; as mājhī jhōmpa caḷīṃ paḍalī My sleep has slipped from me.
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cālī (चाली).—f The chip or piece of wood which is driven in betwixt the navarā & navarī of a sugar-press.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
caḷī (चळी).—f Spilled state or spilled materials.
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cālī (चाली).—f A piece of wood in the sugarpress.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Cali (चलि).—A cover, wrapper.
Derivable forms: caliḥ (चलिः).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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calatī (चलती).—f Rule, influence, prevalence; the season of power and authority.
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