Karalem, Karalēṃ, Karaleṃ: 1 definition


Karalem means something in 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karalēṃ (करलें).—n W C A scuttle or scoop-form vessel for dashing water (from a pool &c.) over grounds.

--- OR ---

kāralēṃ (कारलें).—n Produce of the plant kāralī. 2 An ornament of the shape of a kāralēṃ, for the neck of females. 3 A block of wood or mass of iron studded with spikes, kept in forts to throw over on an assaulting enemy, chevaux de frise. 4 An implement of the tālīmakhānā or gymnasium. 5 A light frame (of the shape of the vegetable) covered with paper and paraded about in the festival of Muharram.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of karalem in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: