Chali: 5 definitions
Chali means something in the history of ancient India, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chhali.
Ambiguity: Although Chali has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cali. It further has the optional forms Chalī.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Chālī.—(LP), sheep. Note: chālī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Chali in India is the name of a plant defined with Strychnos potatorum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Strychnos stuhlmannii Gilg) (Latin potator, oris ‘drinker’ (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzenge schichte und Pflanzengeographie (1893)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1899)
· Supplementum Plantarum (1781)
· E-Journal of Chemistry (2007)
· Genera Plantarum (1873)
· Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (1984)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Chali, for example pregnancy safety, extract dosage, chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.
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Languages of India and abroad
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Chalī (छली) [Also spelled chhali]:—(a) cheat, fraudulent, deceitful.
2) Chālī (छाली):—(nf) cream of boiled milk; betelnut or its parings.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Chālī (छाली) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Chāgī.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Chali (ಛಲಿ):—[noun] = ಛಲಗಾರ [chalagara].
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1) [noun] 'absence of heat; lack of warmth: a low temperature.'2) [noun] the icy crystals that form directly on a freezing surface as moist air contacts it; frost; ice.
3) [noun] the sensation of cold felt by a person having fever.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+12): Chali-mara, Chali-mhendo, Chalia, Chalia, Chalia jalai hui, Chalia purani jalai hai, Chalia sokhta, Chalibija, Chalice vine, Chalidottu, Chaligala, Chaligan, Chalijvara, Chalika, Chalikei, Chaliklik, Chalikya, Chalin, Chalindi veru chedi, Chalindriya Vagga.
Ends with (+12): Avichachali, Bacchali, Bachali, Baochali, Barachali, Barrebachali, Bathou-thanchali, Chachali, Chalachali, Chanchali, Droa chali, Godachali, Kainchali, Kapoorkachali, Kapura kachali, Karpurakachali, Lota chali, Machali, Maichali, Mukhachali.
Full-text: Mukku-chali, Chali-mara, Droa chali, Lota chali, Chagi, Chalis, Chhali, Chali-mhendo, Calisa.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Chali, Chālī, Chalī, Chaḷi; (plurals include: Chalis, Chālīs, Chalīs, Chaḷis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Gati in Theory and Practice (by Dr. Sujatha Mohan)
Gati found in Chau of Eastern India < [Chapter 4 - Practice of Gati]
Gati in Sattriya < [Chapter 4 - Practice of Gati]
Gati in classical dance form of Oḍissi < [Chapter 4 - Practice of Gati]
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 6 - Kāvyālaṃkārasūtravṛtti of Vāmana < [Chapter 2 - A General Outlines of Sanskrit Poetics]
Part 15 - Sāhityadarpaṇa of Viṣvanātha < [Chapter 2 - A General Outlines of Sanskrit Poetics]
Folk Tradition of Bengal (and Rabindranath Tagore) (by Joydeep Mukherjee)
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 35 - Vikram and Khapro < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Chapter 37 - Bapu Bhalalo < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]