Mola, Mōla, Molgisu, Molgu, Momku: 5 definitions

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Mola means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Mol.

India history and geography

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

Mola (“hare”) 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 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mōla (मोल).—n (mūlya S) Price or rate. 2 Wages of labor, hire, fare. mōlānēṃ dhuṇīṃ dhuṇēṃ To speak evil of people. mōlānēṃ vikaṇēṃ To sell at its value; to have its worth found.

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mōḷa (मोळ).—m A side or slope of a roof. 2 The eaves or projecting portion of a roof, esp. the projection over the gable ends. 3 n An eruption appearing usually upon the calves of the legs in childhood. 4 m n A grass, Indian Grosbeak or Saccharum Munja.

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mōḷā (मोळा).—m Way, manner, method, mode of executing or effecting. Ex. lahānapaṇīṃ jasā mulāsa mōḷā lāvilā tasā lāgatō: also character of deportment or walk; as tyā mulālā mōḷā nāhīṃ. 2 Style, habits, usage, established course or custom. Ex. brāhmaṇācē gharacā mōḷā nirāḷā kṣatriyācā ni- rāḷā. 3 unc A spike or peg; a nail of iron or wood. 4 A muzzle for a calf.

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

mōla (मोल).—n Price. Wages of labour, hire. mōlānēṃ vikaṇēṃ Sell at its value. mōlānēṃ dhuṇī dhuṇēṃ To speak evil of people.

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mōḷa (मोळ).—m A side of a roof; the eaves of a roof. m n A grass, Indian grossbeak. n A kind of skin-eruption.

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mōḷā (मोळा).—m Way; style. A muzzle for a calf. An iron-nail.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Mola (मोल) [Also spelled mol]:—(nm) cost, price; -[tola/bhāva] higgling, chaffering; bargaining; —[karanā] to higgle, to chaffer; to bargain; —[] bought, purchased; —[baḍhānā] to raise the price; —[lenā] to buy, to purchase.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mola (ಮೊಲ):—

1) [noun] the swift mammal Lepus nigricollis of Leporidae family, with long ears, soft fur, a cleft upper lip, a short tail, and long, powerful hind legs; a hare.

2) [noun] a rabit of the same family, which unlike hare, burrows and smaller in size.

3) [noun] ಮೊಲದ ಕೊಂಬು [molada kombu] molada kombu (fig.) (a term for an impossibility) a thing that never exists (as the horn of a rabit).

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Moḷa (ಮೊಳ):—

1) [noun] the length of the arm from the end of the middle finger to the elbow, used as a unit of linear measure.

2) [noun] the joint uniting the forearm with the upper arm; the elbow.

3) [noun] the joint of the thigh or femur with the lower leg; the knee.

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Moḻa (ಮೊೞ):—

1) [noun] the length of the arm from the end of the middle finger to the elbow, used as a unit of linear measure.

2) [noun] the joint uniting the forearm with the upper arm; the elbow.

3) [noun] the joint of the thigh or femur with the lower leg; the knee.

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Moḻgisu (ಮೊೞ್ಗಿಸು):—

1) [verb] to bring down the intensity, extent, etc.

2) [verb] to bend the body in respect, worship, greeting, etc.

3) [verb] to trip or miss one’s step in walking, running, as by striking the foot against something; to stumble.

4) [verb] to bring or reduce to ruin; to destroy; to spoil.

5) [verb] to bring (someone or something) under one’s control.

6) [verb] to cause to bend; to make crooked.

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Moḻgu (ಮೊೞ್ಗು):—

1) [verb] to turn back from a straight line; to bend.

2) [verb] to bow the upper part of the body in respect, worship, greeting.

3) [verb] to fall at once losing strength; to collapse.

4) [verb] to stumble or falter while walking or running.

5) [verb] to be spoiled and become useless.

6) [verb] to attack; to fall upon.

7) [verb] to put up a fight; to quarrel.

8) [verb] to come to an end; to be over.

9) [verb] (a plant, leaf, flower, etc.) to dry up from heat; to wither; to shrivel.

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Moḻgu (ಮೊೞ್ಗು):—

1) [noun] a mode of salutation (by bending one’s body).

2) [noun] the fact of being under another’s control.

3) [noun] goods, money taken by force in war or by robbing; plunder; loot; booty.

4) [noun] anything that is not difficult to achieve.

5) [noun] actual or potential ability to perform, yield or withstand; capacity.

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Mōṃku (ಮೋಂಕು):—[noun] = ಮೋಕು [moku].

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Mōḷa (ಮೋಳ):—

1) [noun] a male cat.

2) [noun] (fig.) a big, slow, fat person; a lubber.

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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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