Kotavala, Kōtavāla, Kotavāla: 4 definitions
Kotavala means something in Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kotval.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kōtavāla (कोतवाल).—m ( P) The chief officer of the police or constabulary of a town. Pr. ulaṭā cōra kōtavālā daṇḍī.
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kōtavāla (कोतवाल).—m ( H) A led horse. Hence fig. An article of clothing, jewelry &c. reserved for occasions of going out in splendid attire.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kōtavāla (कोतवाल).—m The chief officer of the police or constabulary of a town.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Kotavāla (कोतवाल) [Also spelled kotval]:—(nm) the police officer-in-charge of a [kotavālī].
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a man guarding a fort; a fort-watchman.
2) [noun] an officer in charge of guarding a town.
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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Ends with: Kashica Kotavala.
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