Fal: 1 definition
Fal means something in Hindi. 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.
Ambiguity: Although Fal has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Phala.
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Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Fal in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a fruit, reward, return; effect; outcome, result, consequence; product; the point of a cutting or piercing instrument; a ploughshare; ~[ta]: consequently; therefore; accordingly; thus; ~[da/dayaka/dayi/prada] fruitful, fructuous; profitable; advantageous; productive; fruit-yielding, efficacious; effective; ~[dana] the first present made from the bride’s side to the bridegroom as a confirmation of the agreement for marriage; ~[dara] fructiferous, having/bearing fruits; profitable; -[prapti] fructification; achievement, accomplishment, acquisition of the result; ~[bhakshi] frugivorous; ~[bhagi] one who enjoys or suffers the result of a deed; ~[bhoga] suffering or enjoying the result of a deed; ~[mulaka] pragmatic; ~[yukta] bearing fruits, fruitful, fructuous; ~[vati] fruitful, fructuous; ~[vada] pragmatism; ~[vadi] pragmatic; a pragmatist; ~[vana] fructuous; fruitful, profitable; with fruits; ~[sharkara] fructose, fruit-sugar; ~[svarupa] as a result of; ~[hari] see ~[phalahari; ~hina] fruitless; —[ana] to fructify, (a tree) to bear fruits; to bring results; —[khana] to enjoy the reward of one’s good deeds; to reap the harvest of virtuous deeds; —[cakhana] to suffer/face the consequences of; —[dena] to yield fruit/result; to fructify; —[pana] to be rewarded; to face the result of, to suffer for one’s evil deeds; —[hona] to be the outcome of..—fal (फल) is alternatively transliterated as Phala.
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Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Note on the “chastity index” motif < [Notes]
Part 1 - Betel-Chewing in India prior to a.d. 1800 < [Appendix 8.2 - The Romance of Betel-Chewing]
Appendix 5.2 - The Origin of the Story of Ghaṭa and Karpara < [Appendices]
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 3.13 - Justification of suitability and utility of Kāvya (poetry): < [Chapter 5 - Analyasis and Interpretations of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā]
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Factor 8 - Dosa (hatred) < [Chapter 2 - On akusala cetasikas (unwholesome mental factors)]
Taliesin (by David William Nash)