Mashala, Maśāla: 7 definitions



Mashala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Maśāla can be transliterated into English as Masala or Mashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Mashal.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

maśāla (मशाल).—f ( A) A torch composed of rolls of oiled cloth around a stick. v cēta, pēṭa, lāva. ma0 pājaḷaṇēṃ or divasāṃ lāvaṇēṃ Ironically. To acquire celebrity.

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masālā (मसाला).—m ( A) Drugs, medicines, spices; substances in general used as ingredients in medicinal compositions or in seasonings and sauces. 2 Condiment, seasoning, pickle. 3 Ingredients of compositions in general; as cunyācā masālā, raṅgācā masālā. 4 An exaction levied by Government from one summoned to answer a charge. 5 The fee which the peon sent to collect the revenue is authorized to demand. 6 masālā expresses a mulct, forfeit, or pecuniary imposition on various pretexts.

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māsala (मासल).—a (māsa) Fleshy, brawny, musculous. 2 fig. See māsabharū.

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māsalā (मासला).—m ( or A) A sample or specimen. 2 A fashion, shape, make, build, construction; a pattern or model.

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māsāḷa (मासाळ) [or ळा, ḷā].—a Preferably māsala.

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

maśāla (मशाल).—f A torch.

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masālā (मसाला).—m Spices, condiment. A fax.

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māsala (मासल).—a Fleshy, musculous.

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māsāḷa (मासाळ).—a Fleshy, musculous.

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māsalā (मासला).—m A sample; a pattern. A fashion.

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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

Māsala (मासल).—A year.

Derivable forms: māsalaḥ (मासलः).

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

Māsala (मासल):—[from mās] m. a year, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Māsala (मासल):—(von 1. māsa) v.l. für māṃsala gaṇa sidhmādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 2, 97.] m. Jahr [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 25.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Māsala (मासल):—m. Jahr.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Maśāla (मशाल) [Also spelled mashal]:—(nf) a torch: ~[] a torch-bearer; —[lekara ḍhūṃḍhanā] to make a thorough search all over.

2) Masala (मसल) [Also spelled masal]:—(nf) a saying, proverb; illustration; —[maśahūra hai] as the proverb goes, as is the well-known saying.

3) Masalā (मसला) [Also spelled masla]:—(nm) an issue, question, problem; —[hala honā] a problem to be solved, solution of an issue to be achieved.

4) Masālā (मसाला):—(nm) spices; condiments; [masāledāra] spiced, pungent, treated with condiments.

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