Coli, Colī: 4 definitions
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Colī (चोली) refers to the “bodice” (the sleeveless undergarment of a woman).
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and 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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
cōḷī (चोळी).—f A sort of sleeved breastcoat of women.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Colī (चोली):—[from cola] f. a jacket, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]]
2) [v.s. ...] a Cola woman, [Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa v, 89.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+3): Khandalem, Kacoli, Kancuki, Colakhana, Khanalem, Navalapari, Pakha, Navatukadyanci Coli, Tukadyaci Coli, Lagaci Coli, Pankha, Pathana, Kancoli, Tinatukadyanci Coli, Bahidutta, Akhandacoli, Colalaga, Kangalapotem, Ciracoli, Laga.
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