Mudi, Muḍī: 6 definitions


Mudi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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 geogprahy

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

Mudi (“knot”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Malas (considered the Pariahs of the Telugu country) of the Sarindla section. The Mala people are almost equally inferior in position to the Madigas and have, in their various sub-divisions, many exogamous septs (eg., Mudi).

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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

muḍī (मुडी).—f (Dim. of muḍā q. v.) A small bundle or case formed of layers of rice-straw or grass bound round with cord, containing rice, grain &c. The quantity is, in sāvantavāḍī, from six to ten kuḍava; quantity exceeding this constitutes a muḍā. Of the muḍī the shape is spherical, of the muḍā oval. A quantity or its case less than muḍī, or from two or three to six kuḍava, is termed bivaḷā. muḍī māraṇēṃ or mārūna basaṇēṃ To cower, crouch, squat.

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mudī (मुदी).—f (mudrikā S) A ring (for finger, nose, or ear).

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

muḍī (मुडी).—f A small muḍā. muḍī māraṇēṃ Crouch.

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mudī (मुदी).—f A ring (for the finger, nose, or ear).

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mudī (मुदी).—Moonlight.

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

Mudī (मुदी).—f. (-dī) Moonlight. E. mud to please, affs. ka and ṅīṣ .

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

Mudī (मुदी):—[from mud] f. moonshine, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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