Mule, Mūle: 2 definitions



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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mūle (मूले).—(compare mūlaṃ mūlāto; Pali uses mūle sometimes in ways corresponding to some of these mgs., see Childers, [Page437-b+ 71] dvāramūle ṭhito, at the door), as postpos. with. gen., or rarely at end of a [compound], may be used as periphrasis for loc. of governed noun in any sense: (1) under (here doubt- less with persistence of lit. meaning of mūla), in pāda-mūle, under the foot: so kāṇḍo (mss. kaṇṭho) tasya rājño pāda- mūle sthitvā Mahāvastu ii.82.15, the arrow, stopping under that king's foot; mama pādamūle…nipatito 18; (2) near (of location): in composition, dvāramūle Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 502.4; bhaṇḍa-mūle Mahāvastu ii.172.1, 2, near the arbor, see bhaṇḍa; with gen., tena…brāhmaṇānāṃ mūle sthitakena Mahāvastu i.310.15, staying near (with) the brahmans; varaṃ tava mūle mṛtaṃ na Viśākhamūle jīvitaṃ (in the 2d form, a [compound]) 365.20, better to die with you (in your company) than to live with V.; ṛṣisya mūle ii.96.19; 210.4, in the presence of the ṛṣi; (hastino, mss. °nā) mūle 454.5; (rathānāṃ) mūle (mss.) āsati 456.19; mālākārasya mūle 463.20; (3) towards, to (of motion): mama mūla (Senart em. mūle!) āgatā Mahāvastu i.364.22, she came to me; devīya mūle na kiṃcid aparityak- taṃ ii.66.8, there was nothing that was not handed over to the queen; gato Brahmāyusya mūle 78.16, went to Brah- māyu(s); kumbhakāramahattarasya mūle allīno 464.1, and similarly 19, 470.6; praviṣṭo devīya mūle iii.25.11; (4) towards, in reference to (of respect, disrespect, love, regard): brāhmaṇānāṃ mūle abahumānam Mahāvastu i.309.15, disrespect for the brahmans; devīya mūla (mss., read mūli? meter requires short syllable; Senart mūle) i.204.16 = māyāya mūli ii.8.11 (verse), (obeisance) towards…; mama mūle premā (mss. °mnā; n. sg.) ii.65.15, love for me; rājaputrasya mūle premnaṃ iii.39.2; rākṣasīnāṃ mūle sāpekṣā 76.15—16, having regard for the ogresses; parasparasya mūle…prem- naṃ Mahāvastu iii.391.13.

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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

Mūle (ಮೂಲೆ):—

1) [noun] a direction, in the compass, between two main directions; any of the four directions, south-east, south-west, north-west and north-east.

2) [noun] the end or corner of anything.

3) [noun] a turn, curve.

4) [noun] the inner side of a building where two walls meet (usu. making an acute angle).

5) [noun] a very remote, unpopular place.

6) [noun] the extent of raise or descent between two straight lines, at the point of their intersection or joint on the same plane, measured either clockwise or anticlockwise, expressed in terms of degrees.

7) [noun] ಮೂಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕೂಡಿಸು [muleyalli kudisu] mūleyalli kūḍisu to make another powerless, useless; to make another sit helplessly idle; ಮೂಲೆಗೆ ತಳ್ಳು [mulege tallu] mūlege taḷḷu = ಮೂಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕೂಡಿಸು [muleyalli kudisu]; 2. to dismiss from consideration; to brush aside; ಮೂಲೆಗೆ ನೂಕು [mulege nuku] mūlege nūku = ಮೂಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕೂಡಿಸು [muleyalli kudisu]; ಮೂಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕೂರು [muleyalli kuru] mūlege kūru to become useless or powerless; to sit idly; ಮೂಲೆ ಪಾಲಾಗು [mule palagu] mūle pālāgu to be made or become powerless; to have no say in; ಮೂಲೆ ಪಾಲು ಮಾಡು [mule palu madu] mūle pālu māḍu = ಮೂಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕೂಡಿಸು [muleyalli kudisu]; ಮೂಲೆ ಮುಡುಕು [mule muduku] mūle muḍuku a narrow lane or place.

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Mūḷe (ಮೂಳೆ):—

1) [noun] any of the separate parts of the hard connective tissue forming the skeleton of most full-grown vertebrate animals; a bone.

2) [noun] ಮೂಳೆಯಿಲ್ಲದ ನಾಲಿಗೆ [muleyillada nalige] mūḷeyillada nālige the tendency of changing one’s words, promise without any moral or ethical compunction; ಮೂಳೆ ಬಿಟ್ಟುಕೊಳ್ಳು [mule bittukollu] mūḷe biṭṭukoḷḷu = ಮೂಳೆ ಚಕ್ಕಳವಾಗು [mule cakkalavagu]; ಮೂಳೆ ಚಕ್ಕಳವಾಗು [mule cakkalavagu] mūḷe cakkaḷavāgu to become emaciated; to become a bag of bones.

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Mūḷe (ಮೂಳೆ):—[noun] = ಮೂಳಿ [muli] = 1, 2 , 3, 5 & 6.

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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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