Kulai, aka: Kuḷaī, Kulaī; 2 Definition(s)

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Kulai means something in the history of ancient India, 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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1) Kūlāi (Chitrāpura) is an archaeologically important site situated in Mangalore-taluk (South Canara district, Madras), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Kūlāi there is a damaged slab in the Durgā-parameśvarī temple containing a Kannaḍa inscription in characters of about the 13th-14th century.

2) Kulāi is an archaeologically important site situated in Mangalore-taluk (South Kanara district, Madras), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Kulāi there is a damaged stone in the wet land facing the house of Kuchamane Dāsu Pūjāri. It seems to record a gift land (details not clear) and mentions the gods Sunanda and Somayadeva of Vāsāpura.

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

kuḷaī (कुळई).—f A particular esculent vegetable.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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