Male, Mālē: 4 definitions

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Male means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi, biology. 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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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Male in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Panicum antidotale Retz. from the Poaceae (Grass) family having the following synonyms: Panicum miliare, Panicum proliferum. For the possible medicinal usage of male, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Male (“garland”) is one of the many exogamous septs (division) among the Holeyas (field labourers). There are customs remaining which seem to indicate that the Holeya people were once masters of the land.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Male in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) concord; consonance, agreement; match; mixture, combination; unity; conciliation; connection; mail train; —[ka] matching; -[jola/milapa] intimacy; reconciliation, rapprochement; union; —[gadi] a mail train; -[mulakata] approach; association, friendly relationship; -[mohabbata] mutual goodwill / affection; —[khana] to match; to be in agreement..—male (मेल) is alternatively transliterated as Mela.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Male (ಮಲೆ):—

1) [verb] to behave insolently, impudently; to be haughty.

2) [verb] to resist defiantly.

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Male (ಮಲೆ):—[verb] to become muddy; to have the sediment stirred.

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Male (ಮಲೆ):—

1) [noun] a hill or mountain.

2) [noun] a forest on and around a mountain.

3) [noun] a region consisting mainly of hills and mountains.

4) [noun] an inhabitant of this region.

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Maḷe (ಮಳೆ):—[noun] the continuous fall of water drops from the clouds; rain.

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Maḻe (ಮೞೆ):—[noun] the continuous fall of water drops, in a large number, from the clouds; rain.

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Māle (ಮಾಲೆ):—

1) [noun] a string or garland of flower.

2) [noun] a string of beads, jewels, etc. or a chain of gold, etc. worn around the neck; a necklace.

3) [noun] a number of people or things arranged so as to form a line; a row.

4) [noun] a large number of perople, animals or things gathered at a place; a multitude.

5) [noun] a particuloar clan among Tuḷu people.

6) [noun] ಮಾಲೆ ಹಾಕು [male haku] māle hāku (a bride or bridegroom) to put a garland around the neck of the person whom one is marrying.

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Māḷe (ಮಾಳೆ):—[noun] = ಮಾಳ [mala]2.

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Māḷe (ಮಾಳೆ):—

1) [noun] a string or garland of flower.

2) [noun] a string of beads, jewels, etc. or a chain of gold, etc. worn around the neck; a necklace.

3) [noun] a number of people or things arranged so as to form a line; a row.

4) [noun] a large number of people, animals or things gathered at a place; a multitude.

5) [noun] a particular clan among Tuḷu people.

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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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