Nal, Ṇal: 10 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Ṇal (णल्).—Personal ending अ (a) substituted for तिप् (tip) and मिप् (mip) in लिट् (liṭ) or the perfect, and in the case of विद् (vid) and ，ब्रू (brū) in लट् (laṭ) or the pres. tense optionally; cf P. III, 4. 82, 83, 84. The affix णल् (ṇal) on account of being marked by the mute letter ण् (ṇ) causes vrddhi to the preceding vowel; the vrddhi is, however, optional in the case of the 1st pers. (मिप् (mip)) cf. P. VII.1.91. औ (au) is substituted for णल् (ṇal) after roots ending in आ; cf. P. VII .1.34.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nal (नल्).—1 P. (nalati)
1) To smell.
2) To bind.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṇal (णल्).—[ṇala] r. 1st cl. (nalati praṇalati) 1. To smell. 2. To bind.
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Nal (नल्).—[nala] r. 10th cl. (nālayati) 1. To shine. 2. To bind or confine.
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Nal (नल्).—[nala] r. 10th cl.
(-laḥ) 1. A reed, (Arundo karka, Rox.) 2. The name of a king, son of Nishadha, and hero of several poetical works famous amongst the Hindus, especially the poem called Naishad'ha. 3. Another prince, the son of Virasena. 4. A deified progenitor or Pitrideva. 5. The name of a monkey chief. 6. A demon. f. (-lī) Red arsenic. 2. A perfume, commonly called by the same name of Nali. n.
(-laṃ) 1. The water lily, (Nelumbium speciosum.) 2. Smell, odour. E. nal to shine, affix ac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nal (नल्).— i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To smell; to bind (?). i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] To speak, or to shine.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nal (नल्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] to smell or to bind, [Dhātupāṭha xx, 8] (confusion of gandhe and bandhe?);
— [class] 10. [Parasmaipada] nālayati, to speak or shine, [xxxiii, 127] ;
—to bind or confine, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ṇal (णल्):—nalati 1. a. To smell; to bind.
2) Nal (नल्):—(ka) nālayati 10. a. To shine; to bind, to confine.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Nal in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a pipe; tap, hydrant; one of the leading monkey-warriors of Ram's army that fought the demon-king Ravan; ~[ka] a pipe, hydrant; ~[kupa] a tube-well..—nal (नल) is alternatively transliterated as Nala.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] good; excellent.
2) [adjective] beautiful; charming.
3) [adjective] pleasing; agreeable; suitable; beneficial.
4) [adjective] sweet; tasty.
5) [adjective] sharp; keen; honed.
6) [adjective] ample; sufficient; adequate.
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Nāl (ನಾಲ್):—[adjective] (in comp.) four.
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Nāḷ (ನಾಳ್):—[noun] the 24-hour period (usu. From midnight to midnight); a day.
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Nāḷ (ನಾಳ್):—[noun] (in comp.) a country or territory.
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Nāḻ (ನಾೞ್):—[noun] (in comp.) a country or territory.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+432): Nal-kashu, Nal-kida, Nala, Nala Vagga, Nala-bhumi, Nalabanda, Nalabandi, Nalabha, Nalabhumipalanataka, Nalabhumipalarupaka, Nalabi, Nalacampu, Nalacarita, Nalacaritra, Nalacem, Nalacha, Nalachampu, Nalacheda, Nalada, Naladaba.
Ends with (+37): Adivanal, Adkhapanal, Anal, Annal, Arevonal, Baknal, Banal, Baranal, Barivonal, Bayalvonal, Bettuvonal, Byaranal, Elavonal, Ghanaghanal, Ginnal, Gul-e-anehnal, Hathnal, Hennal, Honal, Hunal.
Full-text (+34): Vishnumantra, Culataculata, Culatamama, Parasparatas, Nal-kashu, Panamada, Nrishamsata, Nala, Akshayin, Nal-kida, Angavastranishim-bahera-padanem, Nihsamdeha, Talamina, Nalva, Bhriti, Pranala, Nalikera, Shabda, Nishkaruna, Nirgamana.
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