Ili, Ilī, Īli: 11 definitions

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Ili 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.

In Hinduism

Dhanurveda (science of warfare)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dhanurveda

Ilī (इली) refers to a weapon (“short sword, stick shaped”). It is a Sanskrit word defined in the Dhanurveda-saṃhitā, which contains a list of no less than 117 weapons. The Dhanurveda-saṃhitā is said to have been composed by the sage Vasiṣṭha, who in turn transmitted it trough a tradition of sages, which can eventually be traced to Śiva and Brahmā.

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Dhanurveda (धनुर्वेद) refers to the “knowledge of warfare” and, as an upaveda, is associated with the Ṛgveda. It contains instructions on warfare, archery and ancient Indian martial arts, dating back to the 2nd-3rd millennium BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

iḷī (इळी).—f (Dim. of iḷā) A blade set obliquely in a stock. Used in slitting up vegetables and fruits.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ili (इलि).—f. = इली (ilī).

Derivable forms: iliḥ (इलिः).

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Ilī (इली).—[il-ka ṅīṣ] A cudgel, a stick shaped like a sword, a short sword (karavāla).

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Īli (ईलि).—(- f.)

1) A weapon, a cudgel or a short sword.

2) A stick shaped like a sword (Mar. gupti). (karavālikā).

Derivable forms: īliḥ (ईलिः).

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

Ilī (इली).—f. (-lī) A cudgel, a stick shaped like a sword or a short sword: see īlī.

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Īli (ईलि).—f.

(-liḥ) See īlī.

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Īlī (ईली).—f. (-lī) A weapon, sometimes considered as a cudgel, and sometimes as a short sword, or a stick shaped like a sword. E. īr to go, &c. ka and ṅīp affixes, and ra changed to la; see ilī; also īli, &c.

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

1) Ilī (इली):—f. a cudgel, a stick shaped like a sword or a short sword, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] See īlī.

2) Īlī (ईली):—or īli f. a kind of weapon (sometimes considered as a cudgel and sometimes as a short sword or stick shaped like a sword), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Īli (ईलि):—or īlī f. a kind of weapon (sometimes considered as a cudgel and sometimes as a short sword or stick shaped like a sword), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Ilī (इली):—(lī) 3. f. A cudgel.

2) Īli (ईलि):—(liḥ) 2. f. A cudgel.

3) Īlī (ईली):—(lī) 3. f. A cudgel, stick.

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

Ilī (इली) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ilī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ili 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

Ilī (इली) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ilī.

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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

Ili (ಇಲಿ):—

1) [noun] any of a large number of small, widespread rodents belonging to various families and having small ears and a long, thin tail, esp., a species (Mus musculus) that commonly infests buildings; a mouse.

2) [noun] (sometimes referred to any of numerous long-tailed rodents of various families (esp. Muridae and Cricetidae) resembling, but larger than, the mouse; a rat.

3) [noun] ಇಲಿಗಳ ವ್ಯಾಜ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಬೆಕ್ಕು ಸಾಕ್ಷಿ [iligala vyajyakke bekku sakshi] iligaḷa vyajyakke bekku sākṣi (prov.) a fox should not be the judge at a goose’s trial; ಇಲಿಗೆ ಹೆದರಿ ಹುಲಿಯ ಬಾಯಿಗೆ ಬೀಳು [ilige hedari huliya bayige bilu] ilige hedari huliya bāyige bīḷu (prov.) he leaps into a deep river, to avoid a shallow brook; ಇಲಿ ಮನೆಯೊಳಗೆ ಬಿಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡು ಬಿಲ ಮುಚ್ಚು [ili maneyolage bittukomdu bila muccu] ili maneyoḷge biṭṭukoṇḍu bila muccu (prov.) destroy an anthill elsewhere to kill a viper that is allowed to be inside one’s house; ಇಲಿ ಹೆಚ್ಚಿತೆಂದು ಮನೆಗೆ ಕಿಚ್ಚು ಹಚ್ಚಬಾರದು [ili heccitemdu manege kiccu haccabaradu] ili heccitendu manega kiccu haccabāradu (prov.) burn not your house to freighten away the mice; ಬರುವಾಗ ಹುಲಿಯಹಾಗೆ, ಹೋಗುವಾಗ ಇಲಿಹಾಗೆ [baruvaga huliyahage, hoguvaga ilihage] baruvāga huliyahāge, hōguvāga iliya hāge (prov.) roaring he comes, and quietly he goes; ಬೆಕ್ಕಿಗೆ ಚೆಲ್ಲಾಟ, ಇಲಿಗೆ ಪ್ರಾಣಸಂಕಟ [bekkige cellata, ilige pranasamkata] bekkige cellāṭa, ilige prāṇasaŋkaṭa (prov.) while cat plays with a mouse, the mouse has its heart in its mouth.

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Ili (ಇಲಿ):—[noun] this place or point; here.

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Ili (ಇಲಿ):—[noun] a weapon in gen. (as a sword or cudgel).

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Iḷi (ಇಳಿ):—

1) [verb] to move from a higher to a lower place; to come or go down; to land.

2) [verb] to fall down.

3) [verb] to pour down.

4) [verb] to become less in size, capacity, importance etc.

5) [verb] to be hanging loosely so as to swing back and forth.

6) [verb] (a god) to incarnate on the earth.

7) [verb] (the suffering, intensity, etc.) to become less severe.

8) [verb] (decoction, etc.) to pass or ooze through a porous substance; to percolate.

9) [verb] to camp temporarily at a place; to sojourn.

10) [verb] ; (a fruit) to ripen too much and become rotten.

11) [verb] to pass through one stage to the next (higher) stage.

12) [verb] to enter into (a quarrel) (or into an arena, election contest, etc.).

13) [verb] ಇಳಿದಾಡು [ilidadu] iḷidāḍu to move up and down for sport; ಇಳಿದುಕೊಳ್ಳು [ilidukollu] iḷidukoḷḷu to stay temporarily at some place; to sojourn; to camp; ಇಳಿದುಬರು [ilidubaru] iḷidubaru (a god) to manifest in human form on earth; ಇಳಿಯನುಂಗು [iliyanumgu] iḷiyanuŋgu to swallow completely; ಇಳಿಯಬಿಡು [iliyabidu] iḷiyabiḍu to let (something) comedown slowly; 2. to hang something from above; 3. to pour (a liquid) slowly and steadily; 4. to allow (something) to come in; 5. to let go away; ಇಳಿಯಬೀಳು [iliyabilu] iḷiyabīḷu to be hanging down; to be in a suspended position; 2. to jump from above; ಇಳಿಯವೇಳ್ [iliyavel] iḷiyavēḷto drown (in water or any liquid) completely; to go under the surface fully.

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Iḷi (ಇಳಿ):—

1) [noun] an instance of allowing a liquid (oil, ghee etc.) to overflow from the measuring vessel, while measuring.

2) [noun] the sign used to denote the junction of the vowel sound 'ಆ' with a consonant.

3) [noun] ಇಳಿಬಿಡು [ilibidu] iḷibiḍu to allow to flow like oil falling down; 2. to hang loosely so as to swing back and forth.

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Iḷi (ಇಳಿ):—[noun] a very minute quantity; a very insignificant number.

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Iḷi (ಇಳಿ):—[adverb] fully; completely.

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Iḷi (ಇಳಿ):—[noun] a waving of a thing as salt, pepper, a lamp, blood, sheep’s or buffalo’s head etc. in front of a person, a god, etc. to ward off any evil; ಇಳಿಯತೆಗೆ [iliyatege] iḷiya tege to wave a thing as salt, pepper, a lamp, blood, sheep’s or buffalo’s head etc. in front of a person, a god, etc. to ward off any evil..

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Iḻi (ಇೞಿ):—

1) [verb] to move from a higher to a lower place; to come or go down; to land.

2) [verb] to fall down.

3) [verb] to pour down.

4) [verb] to become less in size, capacity, importance etc.

5) [verb] to be hanging loosely so as to swing back and forth.

6) [verb] (a god) to incarnate on the earth.

7) [verb] (the suffering, intensity, etc.) to become less severe.

8) [verb] (decoction, etc.) to pass or ooze through a porous substance; to percolate.

9) [verb] to camp temporarily at a place; to sojourn.

10) [verb] (a fruit) to ripen too much and become rotten.

11) [verb] to pass through one stage to the next (higher) stage.

12) [verb] to enter into (a quarrel, an arena, election contest, etc.).

13) [verb] ಇೞಿದಾಡು [ilidadu] iłidāḍu to move up and down for sport; ಇೞಿಯವಿಡು [iliyavidu] iłiyaviḍu to attach to something above with no support from below; to suspend; to hang; ಇೞಿಯುಂಬೊೞ್ತು [iliyumboltu] iłiyumbołtu that part of the day just before the sun-set; ಇೞಿಯೆ ಮಂತ್ರಿಸು [iliye mamtrisu] iłiye mantrisu to utter hymns to bring down the effects of snake-bite or other venoms in the human body; ಇೞಿಯೆಮುಸುಕಿಡು [iliyemusukidu] iłiyamusukiḍu to cover completely with a cloth.

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Īli (ಈಲಿ):—[noun] a flat wooden or metal plate which is fixed with a sharp blade, used to cut vegetables; a kitchen-blade.

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Īli (ಈಲಿ):—[noun] the large gland that secretes bile; the liver.

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Īḷi (ಈಳಿ):—[noun] = ಈಳಿಗೆಮಣೆ [iligemane].

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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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