Nagabali, Nāgabali: 5 definitions
Nagabali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nāgabali (नागबलि).—m (S) pop nāgabaḷa & nāgabaḷī f A propitiatory offering to serpents by one who himself or of whom one of the family has killed a serpent.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nāgabali (नागबलि).—m pop. nāgabaḷa & nāgabaḷī f A propitiatory offering to serpents by one who has killed a serpent.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Nāgabali (नागबलि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[dharma] Burnell. 151^b. Oppert. Ii, 5516.
—attributed to Śaunaka. B. 1, 226. Burnell. 150^b (Nāgabaliprayoga).
2) Nāgabali (नागबलि):—ibid.
—from the Viśvaprakāśapaddhati. Cs. 479.
1) Nāgabali (नागबलि):—[=nāga-bali] [from nāga] m. an oblation to the Nāgas (a [particular] marriage ceremony), [Āpastamba-gṛhya-sūtra ii, 15 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of [work] attributed to Śaunaka, [Catalogue(s)]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Nāgabali (ನಾಗಬಲಿ):—[noun] the first chewing of betel-nut at a marriage, that takes place on its last day.
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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