Dhela, Ḍhēla, Ḍhela: 3 definitions


Dhela means something in Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Dhela in India is the name of a plant defined with Alangium salviifolium in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Grewia salviifolia L.f. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Fitoterapia (2000)
· Taxon (1979)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· The Flora of British India (1879)
· Planta Medica

If you are looking for specific details regarding Dhela, for example health benefits, side effects, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, chemical composition, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍhēla (ढेल).—f An effaced or an imperfectly risen part of the impression upon a coin,

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ḍhēla (ढेल).—n f A potbelly. Applied also as ḍhīla n q. v. in the sense of Monster, hulk &c. 2 f Vulgar. Heaps, piles, lots, quantities.

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ḍhēlā (ढेला).—m An insulated or a dry spot in a river.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ḍhelā (ढेला):—(nm) a clod; lump (of earth); brickbat.

2) Dhelā (धेला):—(nm) a half-pice coin (now out of currency); —[karanā] to undo, to reduce to naught; —[pāsa na honā] to be penniless, to be extremely indigent.

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