Palem, aka: Pālēṃ, Pāleṃ; 2 Definition(s)


Palem means something in 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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pālēṃ (पालें).—n C (pallava S) Leaves, blades, tufts of leaves, foliage. 2 W A space enclosed by strips of matting and light sticks; to hold grain.

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pāḷēṃ (पाळें).—n (pāli S or pāḷa) The raised edge of the mouth of a handmill. 2 A wooden bowl (for salt, peppers &c.) 3 The cavity dug around a tree for the reception of water. 4 A shelving and confined dale, a hollow, a basin: also the cavity of a pond.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāḷēṃ (पाळें).—n A wooden bowl. The cavity dug around a tree for the reception of water. The cavity of a pond.

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