Dhavali, Ḍhavaḷī, Ḍhavalī: 7 definitions

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Dhavali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Ḍhavaḷī can be transliterated into English as Dhavali or Dhavalii, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍhavaḷī (ढवळी).—f An annual or deciduous plant. See ḍhavaḷa.

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ḍhavāḷī (ढवाळी).—. See under ṭavāḷa.

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

ḍhavāḷī (ढवाळी).—See ṭavāḷa &c.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Dhavalī (धवली):—[from dhavala] a f. wh° hair (as a kind of disease), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a river, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] n. wh° pepper, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a kind of metre (= lāṅka), [Colebrooke]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a town, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

6) [from dhavala] b in [compound] for vala.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dhavalī (धवली) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dhavalī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dhavali in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Dhavalī (धवली) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dhavalī.

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dhavali (ಧವಲಿ):—[noun] = ಧವಳಿ [dhavali].

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Dhavaḷi (ಧವಳಿ):—[noun] a white or whitish cow.

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Dhāvaḷi (ಧಾವಳಿ):—[noun] an oblong, unsewn, cloth worn by girls to cover mainly the front, upper portion of their body.

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Dhāvaḷi (ಧಾವಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a kind of coarse, woollen cloth used for religious purposes.

2) [noun] an oblong woollen cloth worn as a covering for the head or shoulders during winter; a shawl.

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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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