Haravali, Hārāvalī, Hara-vali, Hārāvali, Hara-avali: 7 definitions


Haravali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Kosha (encyclopedic lexicons)

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Source: Shodhganga: Technical study of the dictionaries published in Sanskrit language since 1800 AD

Hārāvalī (हारावली) by Purusottamadeva, has around 270 verses treating exclusively common words. The lexicon is divided into synonyms and homonyms. The homonyms portion is further classified into three sections, each having full-verses, half-verses and quarterverses. It also gives different meanings ascribed to the words. The author has consulted several lexicons in compilinghis lexicon.

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Kosha (कोश, kośa) refers to Sanskrit lexicons intended to provide additional information regarding technical terms used in religion, philosophy and the various sciences (shastra). The oldest extant thesaurus (kosha) dates to the 4th century AD.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hārāvali (हारावलि) or Hārāvalī (हारावली).—f.

1) a string of pearls; तरुणीस्तन एव शोभते मणिहारावलिरामणीयकम् (taruṇīstana eva śobhate maṇihārāvalirāmaṇīyakam) N.2.44; हारावलीतरलकाञ्चितकाञ्चिदाम (hārāvalītaralakāñcitakāñcidāma) Gītagovinda 11.

2) Name of a vocabulary of uncommon words by पुरुषोत्तमदेव (puruṣottamadeva).

Derivable forms: hārāvaliḥ (हारावलिः).

Hārāvali is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hāra and āvali (आवलि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hārāvalī (हारावली).—f. (-lī) A string of pearls.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hārāvalī (हारावली).—[feminine] the same; T. of a dictionary.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Hārāvalī (हारावली) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a vocabulary of uncommon words, by Purushottamadeva. Io. 1511. 1567. 1577 C. 2786. Paris. (B 145^a). L. 531. K. 94. B. 3, 42. Kāṭm. 10. Rādh. 11. Oppert. 2738. 5717. 5769. 6705. Ii, 547. Peters. 3, 363. Quoted in Medinīkośa, in Bhūriprayoga Oxf. 192^a, in Asālatiprakāśa Oxf. 194^a, in Śivakośa Oxf. 195^b, etc.
—[commentary] by Mathurānātha Śukla. NW. 614. Bṛhaddhārāvalī quoted by Rāyamukuṭa, by Bhānujī Oxf. 182^b.

2) Hārāvalī (हारावली):—a vocabulary, by Puruṣottamadeva. Fl. 461. Hz. 242. Stein 54.

3) Hārāvalī (हारावली):—vocabulary, by Puruṣottamadeva. Ulwar 1247.

4) Hārāvalī (हारावली):—glossary by Puruṣottamadeva. As p. 240. Bd. 584. Tod 95.

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

1) Hārāvalī (हारावली):—[from hāra > hara] f. a string of pearls, [Kāvya literature]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a vocabulary of uncommon words by Puruṣôttama-deva.

[Sanskrit to German]

Haravali 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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