Loni, aka: Loṇī; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Loni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

loṇī : (f.) a salt-pan; a lagoon.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

lōṇī (लोणी).—n (navanīta S through nōnīta & nōnī) Butter. v kāḍha, nigha, yē. lōṇyācī kaṇī or lōṇyācēṃ bōṭa A mere granule or a finger-tip of butter. See under kavaḍī. lōṇyācī kaḍhī karaṇēṃ To serve out butter plentifully. lōṇyācī savata na sāhaṇēṃ Not to be able to put up with a rival-wife soft and mild as butter. lōṇyācyā puṛyā tupānta taḷaṇēṃ To prescribe or purpose for an occasion which can never come to pass; as avasēsa ēkādaśī jhālī tara? lōṇyānta dānta phuṭaṇēṃ To become savage and haughty--a person of a mild and gentle disposition.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lōṇī (लोणी).—n Butter. v kāḍha, nidha, yē.

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

Loṇī (लोणी).—Oxalis Pusilla (Mar. ghoḷa, āṃbotī).

See also (synonyms): loṇā, loṇāmlā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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