Khavala: 2 definitions


Khavala 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.

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khavala (खवल).—n sometimes khavalēṃ n A scale (of a fish, serpent &c.) 2 A scab or an incrustation (over a sore). 3 A square or division (as of the custard apple or pine apple). 4 A distinct piece of cirrus or fleecy cloud.

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khavalā (खवला).—m A scoop or scraper (of cocoanuts, melons &c.) 2 A discoloration, spot, or blotch (as upon a snake). 3 An instrument with which scales are formed (as upon Gan̤pati's earthen snake). 4 A dint. 5 A scale, scab, square &c. See the preceding word.

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khavaḷa (खवळ).—f P A deepish chasm or cleft (in the ground, a wall &c. .

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khavaḷā (खवळा).—m R The head or crop of a Cocoanut or other Palm. 2 The name of a little freshwater fish.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

khavala (खवल).—n A scale. A scab. A division.

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khavalā (खवला).—m A scoop or scraper. A spot. A dint.

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khavaḷa (खवळ).—A deepish cleft or fissure.

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.

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