Naivali, Naivāḷi: 1 definition
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Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a waving before a person, of small quantities of salt, dried pods of red-chilli, rice, water coloured with saffron, etc. (for removing, driving out evil look, bad spirit, etc.).
2) [noun] any of the things used in waving so (as salt, rice, etc.) 3. a votive lamp waved before a deity.
3) [noun] a device for holding votive lamps while waving.
4) [noun] a present given to a king or person of rank, as an expression of one’s appreciation, submission, etc.
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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