Padali, Paḍaḷī, Paḍalī: 4 definitions


Padali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Padali in the Marathi language possibly refers to Bhūpāṭalī, an unidentified medicinal plant, possibly identified with Padali (in Marathi), Nelvadari (in Kannada) or Tikapana (in Gujarati), according to verse 5.129 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Other than the Marathi word Padali, there are more synonyms identified for this plant among which three are in Sanskrit.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

paḍaḷī (पडळी).—f A swarm (as of bees); a multi- tude or gathering gen. An out-house.

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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.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Pāḍali (पाडलि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pāṭali.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paḍāḷi (ಪಡಾಳಿ):—

1) [noun] the evergreen shrub Nerium indicum ( = N. odorum, =N. oleander) of Apocynaceae family.

2) [noun] its flower.

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Paḍāḷi (ಪಡಾಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a fairly large piece of cloth.

2) [noun] a piece of cloth, in gen.

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Pāḍaḷi (ಪಾಡಳಿ):—

1) [verb] to lose one’s status, position, etc.; to deteriorate.

2) [verb] to lose one’s physical or mental strength.

3) [verb] to become faded, lusterless or pale.

4) [verb] to temporarily lose consciousness of one’s surroundings as from a joy, absorption in something, tc.

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Pāḍaḻi (ಪಾಡೞಿ):—[verb] = ಪಾಡಳಿ [padali].

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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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