Dula, Dulā: 4 definitions
Dula 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Dulā (दुला).—A Śakti.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 32. 29.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ḍūla (डूल).—m A particular earring of children.
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dulā (दुला) [or ल्ला, llā].—m This word is known in Maraṭhi only as the cry of the man who, bearing the &c., runs and dances before the tabut in the Muharram. The word is H Bridegroom or nubile youth, and here indicates Husyn who was killed by Yazid on the night previous to the appointed day of his nuptials. 2 Applied to any rude and overbearing fellow. 3 At gambling games. The second to play. Opp. to mirī.
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dūla (दूल).—m A particular earring of children.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ḍūla (डूल).—m A particular ear-ring of children.
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dulā (दुला) [or llā, or ल्ला].—m Applied to any rude and overbearing fellow.
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) Ḍula (डुल):—[gana] balādi.
2) Dulā (दुला):—[from dul] f. ‘shaking’, one of the 7 Kṛttikās, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] [commentator or commentary]
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)
Starts with (+6): Dula-Kana-Kara-Dishi-Dini, Dulaba, Dulac, Dulacya, Duladula, Duladulita, Dulagondi, Dulai, Dulaka, Dulakanem, Dulakavani, Dulaki, Dulala, Dulalipattra, Dulaliya, Dulalu, Dulanda, Dulandi, Dulanem, Dulangi.
Ends with (+83): Akshatandula, Balakshatandula, Bandula, Bhadula, Bharatashardula, Bhatakande Tandula, Bhatakande-tandula, Bhrigushardula, Bhrishtatandula, Bindula, Cendula, Chitratandula, Citratandula, Daddula, Damadula, Dardula, Dhabadula, Dhavaletaratandula, Dhutalela Tandula, Dhutalela-tandula.
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