Dhakali, aka: Ḍhakalī; 2 Definition(s)


Dhakali 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

ḍhakalī (ढकली).—f A bar or cross piece passed before the wheels of a cart or carriage at a declivity, to prevent them from overtaking the legs of the drawing beasts: also a piece of wood attached to a wheel to scotch or lock it.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍhakalī (ढकली).—f A cross-piece attached to a wheel or used to prevent the wheel from overtaking the legs of the ani- mal.

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