Nalamalin, Nalamālin: 2 definitions


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

Nalamālin (नलमालिन्).—(= Pali Naḷamāli), name of a mythical sea: Jātakamālā 92.9 (verse; °māly eṣa sāgaraḥ).

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

Nalamālin (नलमालिन्):—[=nala-mālin] [from nala] m. ‘reed-garlanded’, Name of an ocean, [Jātakamālā]

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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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