Khandali, Khaṇḍāḷī, Khaṇḍālī, Khaṇḍāli, Khanda-ali: 3 definitions

Introduction

Khandali 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.

The Sanskrit term Khaṇḍāḷī can be transliterated into English as Khandali or Khandalii, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khaṇḍāḷī (खंडाळी).—f Commonly khaṃvaḍāḷī.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khaṇḍāli (खण्डालि).—

1) a measure of oil.

2) a pond or lake.

3) a woman whose husband has been guilty of infidelity.

Derivable forms: khaṇḍāliḥ (खण्डालिः).

Khaṇḍāli is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms khaṇḍa and āli (आलि).

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

Khaṇḍālī (खण्डाली).—f. (-lī) 1. A measure for oil. 2. A pond. 3. A woman whose husband has been guilty of infidelity.

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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. 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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