Mallari, Mallāri, Mallārī, Malla-ari: 14 definitions


Mallari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology, Tamil. 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.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Mallāri (मल्लारि) or Mallāri Vidvatkavi, son of Yajñabhaṭṭa, is the author of the Vṛttamuktāvalī which has an auto commentary named Tarala (the text is different from the work of Durgādatta with the same title). Mallāri starts the commentary by praising metres like āryā and vaitālīya. Bowing down to the one (Kṛṣṇa) whose wife is Āryā and whose nature is Vaitāla (a grat dancer), Mallāri composes elaborately the commentary Tarala on Vṛttamuktāvali.

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Mallari [ಮಲ್ಲರಿ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Stereospermum tetragonum DC. from the Bignoniaceae (Jacaranda) family having the following synonyms: Bignonia colais, Stereospermum colais, Stereospermum personatum. For the possible medicinal usage of mallari, 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.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Mallari in India is the name of a plant defined with Stereospermum colais in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Dipterosperma personatum Hassk. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Taxon (1978)
· Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae (1990)
· Taxon (1977)
· Prod. (DC.) (1845)
· FBI (1884)
· Bibliothèque Universelle de Genève (1838)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mallāri (मल्लारि).—m pop. mallārī, malhārī, malhāra m (malla Name of a Rakshas, and ari Enemy.) An incarnation of Shiva; called also khaṇḍōbā or khaṇḍērāva.

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

mallāri (मल्लारि).—m (Pop. mallārī or malhārī.) An incarnation of śiva called also khaṇḍōbā or khaṇḍērāva.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mallārī (मल्लारी).—f. Name of a Rāgiṇī.

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Mallāri (मल्लारि).—

1) an epithet of Kṛṣṇa.

2) of Śiva.

Derivable forms: mallāriḥ (मल्लारिः).

Mallāri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms malla and ari (अरि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mallārī (मल्लारी).—f. (-rī) One the of Raginis or divisions of the musical mode Megha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Mallāri (मल्लारि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Vṛttamuktāvalī. Vṛttamuktāvalītarala.

2) Mallāri (मल्लारि):—third son of Divākara, brother of Kṛṣṇa, Viṣṇu, Keśava, Viśvanātha, uncle of Nṛsiṃha, all astronomers:
—[commentary] on Gaṇeśa’s Grahalāghava. Sarvārthacintāmaṇi.

3) Mallāri (मल्लारि):—son of Divākara: C. on the Tājikapaddhati of Keśava.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Mallāri (मल्लारि):—[from malla] m. ‘enemy of the Asura Malla’, Name of Kṛṣṇa, [Harivaṃśa] ([varia lectio] lādi)

2) [v.s. ...] of Śiva, [Religious Thought and Life in India 266 n. 1]

3) [v.s. ...] of two authors, [Catalogue(s)]

4) Mallārī (मल्लारी):—[from mallāra] f. (cf. mallāri under malla) Name of a Rāgiṇī, [ib.] (also rikā).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mallārī (मल्लारी):—(rī) 3. f. A Rāginī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Mallari in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mallari (ಮಲ್ಲರಿ):—[noun] the tree Stereospermum personatum ( = S.chelonoides) of Bignoniaceae family.

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Mallari in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Mallari (மல்லரி) noun cf. மல்லாரி². [mallari².] A kind of drum; பறைவகை. ((சங்கத்தகராதி) தமிழ்சொல்லகராதி) [paraivagai. ((sangathagarathi) thamizhsollagarathi)]

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Mallāri (மல்லாரி) noun probably from மல்² [mal²] + ஆர்-. [ar-.] Quarrelsome woman; சண்டைக்காரி. [sandaikkari.] (W.)

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Mallāri (மல்லாரி) noun < mallārī. (W.)

1. A musical mode; பண்வகை. [panvagai.]

2. See மல்லரி. [mallari.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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