Coli, aka: Colī; 3 Definition(s)


Coli means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Choli.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Colī (चोली) refers to the “bodice” (the sleeveless undergarment of a woman).

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

cōḷī (चोळी).—f (cōlī S) A sort of sleeved breastcoat of women. It differs from kañcukī or kāñcōḷī in being tied in front. 2 The body-part (of an aṅgarakhā &c.) opp. to the ghēra or ghōḷa (skirt). 3 fig. Land granted in Inam to a female.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cōḷī (चोळी).—f A sort of sleeved breastcoat of women.

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

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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