Devali, Dēvaḷī, Devalī: 3 definitions


Devali means something in 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēvaḷī (देवळी).—f (dēvaḷa) A niche or recess in a wall. 2 A small building made only for an idol, not admitting the worshipers to stand inside: also a building of similar form erected within a temple.

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dēvaḷī (देवळी).—m A son of a woman devoted to an idol. This male offspring constitutes a caste or tribe.

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

dēvaḷī (देवळी).—f A niche in a wall.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dēvaḷi (ದೇವಳಿ):—[noun] a category of temple-servants.

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Dēvāḷi (ದೇವಾಳಿ):—[noun] = ದೇವಳಿ [devali].

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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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