Meli: 5 definitions

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Introduction:

Meli means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Meli.—(EI 9), same as meḍi. (q. v.). Note: meli is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Meli (मेलि).—[masculine] crackling, rustling.

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

Meli (मेलि):—or meḍi m. crackling, roaring, sounding (said of wind, fire etc.), [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda] (in, [Kāṭhaka] [varia lectio] meḍu).

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Melī (मेली):—(nm) a friend, an associate; -[mulākātī] friends and comrades, companions.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Meli (ಮೆಲಿ):—[verb] = ಮೆಲ್ಲು [mellu]1.

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Mēḷi (ಮೇಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a pillar erected as a monument of victory.

2) [noun] a pole set in the middle of the threshing floor (to which a series of cattle are one by the side of the other, to tread the harvested crop for separating the grain).

3) [noun] the act or practice of growing crops, producing food-grains; agriculture.

4) [noun] the land endowed to the chief of a village.

5) [noun] the quality of being superior, excellent; superiority; superiority.

6) [noun] a man of excellent qualities.

7) [noun] a leader.

8) [noun] a suprvisor who supervises the work of workers.

9) [noun] the central portion.

10) [noun] a farm implement having a cutting tool, long beam,which is drawn usu. by a pair of oxen, to cut, turn up and break up the soil; a plough.

11) [noun] the handle of a plough.

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Mēḻi (ಮೇೞಿ):—[noun] = ಮೇಳಿ [meli].

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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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