Pali, Pālin, Palin, Pālī, Pāli: 35 definitions

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Pali means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Pālī (पाली).—A corrupt form of Sanskrit.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Pālin (पालिन्).—A son of Pṛthu.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 63. 22.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Pāli (पालि):—[pāliḥ] Lobule. A small lobe or primary subdivision of a lobe

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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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Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Pāli (पालि) refers to “plate (element of the crowning motif) § 3.31.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Access to Insight: A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist TermsThe canon of texts (see Tipitaka) preserved by the Theravada school and, by extension, the language in which those texts are composed.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

See Mahapali and Suvannapali.

Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas

Pali is the language of the Buddhist scriptures of the Theravada tradition.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryThe language of the Theravada (Hinayana) Buddhist Canon, alleged to be the language used by the Buddha.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: archive.org: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions (jainism)

Pāli (पालि) is a Prakrit ending for deriving proper personal names, mentioned as an example in the Aṅgavijjā chapter 26. This chapter includes general rules to follow when deriving proper names. The Aṅgavijjā (mentioning pāli) is an ancient treatise from the 3rd century CE dealing with physiognomic readings, bodily gestures and predictions and was written by a Jain ascetic in 9000 Prakrit stanzas.

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Pālin (पालिन्) refers to “one who protects (a door)”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “A bad birth is hard to be accomplished even in a dream for him whose judgment, which is extremely skilful at examination like a door-keeper (dvāra-pālin), shines in the mind. Having got rid of the multitude of imaginings, when the steady mind holds onto [its] nature, then it is indeed the best [form of] stopping the influx of karma for a mendicant”.

Synonyms: Pālika.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pāli.—name of a language. Note: pāli is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Pālī.—(EI 3), embankment. (CII 3), a bridge. Note: pālī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Pali in India is the name of a plant defined with Gossypium arboreum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Gossypium arboreum Parl. (among others).

2) Pali is also identified with Hibiscus rosa-sinensis It has the synonym Hibiscus chinensis hort. (etc.).

3) Pali is also identified with Plumbago zeylanica It has the synonym Plumbago rosea L. (etc.).

4) Pali is also identified with Zingiber officinale It has the synonym Amomum zinziba Hill (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Hereditas (Beijing) (1995)
· Flora of Tropical East Africa, Plumbaginaceae (1976)
· Zingiberaceae
· Flora of Southern Africa (1963)
· China Cottons (1984)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1998)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pāli : (f.) a line; range; the canon of the Buddhist writings or the language in which it is written. || paḷi (f.) a line; range; the canon of the Buddhist writings or the language in which it is written.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pāli, (Pāḷi) (f.) (cp. Sk. pālī a causeway, bridge Halāyudha III, 54) 1. a line, row Dāvs III, 61; IV, 3; Vism. 242 (dvattiṃs’ākāra°), 251 (danta°); SnA 87.—2. a line, norm, thus the canon of Buddhist writings; the text of the Pāli Canon, i.e. the original text (opp. to the Commentary; thus “pāliyaṃ” is opposed to “aṭṭhakathāyaṃ” at Vism. 107, 450, etc). It is the literary language of the early Buddhists, closely related to Māgadhī. See Grierson, The Home of Lit. Pāli (Bhandarkar Commemoration vol. p. 117 sq.), and literature given by Winternitz, Gesch. d. Ind. Litt. , II. 10; III, 606, 635. The word is only found in Commentaries, not in the Piṭaka. See also Hardy, Introd. to Nett, p. xi.—J. IV, 447 (°nayena accord. to the Pāli Text); Vism. 376 (°nay’anusārena id.), 394, 401, 565 (°anusārato accord. to the text of the Canon); 607, 630, 660 sq. , 693, 712; KhA 41; SnA 333, 424, 519, 604; DhsA. 157, 168; DhA. IV, 93; VvA. 117, 203 (pālito+aṭṭhuppattito); PvA. 83, 87, 92, 287; and frequent elsewhere.—vaṇṇanā is explanation of the text (as regards meaning of words), purely textual criticism, as opposed to vinicchaya-kathā analysis, exegesis, interpretation of sense Vbh. 291; Vism. 240 (contrasted to bhāvanāniddesa). (Page 455)

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Pali°, (a variant of pari°, to be referred to the Māgadhī dialect in which it is found most frequently, esp. in the older language, see Pischel, Prk. Gr. § 257; Geiger, P. Gr. § 44) round, around (=pari) only as prefix in cpds. (q. v.). Often we find both pari° & pali° in the same word. (Page 440)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāli (पालि) [or पाली, pālī].—f S The curving edge of the auricle, the helix. 2 Circumference.

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pāḷī (पाळी).—f A turn or recurring season: also an alternation or a vicissitude, a turn, spell, bout. 2 Lot or allotment; state or portion assigned. (For kuḷavācī pāḷī) A turn or bout (over ploughed ground) of the kuḷava (harrow); and, sometimes (over ground gen.) of the nāṅgara (plough). v ghāla.

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pāḷī (पाळी).—f (Poetry. pāli S) An encircling body or line (of troops, trees, wall, hedge &c.)

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

paḷī (पळी).—f A ladle gen.

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pāḷī (पाळी).—f A turn. Lot or allotment. An encircling body or line.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pali (पलि).—f. A part of the elephant's face, perhaps the hollow in the middle of the forehead; Mātaṅga L.6.1.

Derivable forms: paliḥ (पलिः).

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Pāli (पालि) or Pālī (पाली).—f.

1) The tip of the ear; श्रवणपालिः (śravaṇapāliḥ) Gītagovinda 3.

2) The edge, skirt, margin; तिष्ठतो युगपालीषु (tiṣṭhato yugapālīṣu) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.191. 3; महति सितपटच्छन्नपालीं कपालीम् (mahati sitapaṭacchannapālīṃ kapālīm) Bhartṛhari 3.55.

3) The sharp side, edge or point of anything (aśri); कपोलपालिं तव तन्वि मन्ये लावण्यधन्ये दिशमुत्तराख्याम् (kapolapāliṃ tava tanvi manye lāvaṇyadhanye diśamuttarākhyām) Bv.2.9.

4) Boundary, limit.

5) A line, row; विपुलपुलकपाली (vipulapulakapālī) Gītagovinda 6; Śiśupālavadha 3.51; रजनीचरपालिरागमिष्यत्यविलम्बं प्रतिपाल्यतां कुमारौ (rajanīcarapālirāgamiṣyatyavilambaṃ pratipālyatāṃ kumārau) Rām. Ch. 2.52.

6) A spot, mark.

7) A causeway, bridge.

8) The lap or bosom.

9) An oblong pond.

1) Maintenance of a pupil by his teacher during the period of his studies.

11) A louse.

12) Praise, eulogium.

13) A woman with a beard.

14) The hip.

15) A measure of capacity (prastha).

16) A circumference.

-lī A pot, boiler.

Derivable forms: pāliḥ (पालिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāli (पालि).—f.

(-liḥ or līḥ) 1. The sharp edge of a sword, or any cutting instrument. 2. The tip of the ear. 3. A line, a row or range. 4. A mark, a spot, a stain. 5. A louse. 6. A woman with a beard. 7. A boundary, a limit. 8. A raised bank, a causeway, a bridge. 9. A circumference. 10. Maintenance of a scholar during the period of his studies, by his teacher. 11. Praise, eulogium. 12. The hip or haunch. 13. A Prast'ha or measure so called. 14. The lap, the bosom. E. pāl to nourish, iṇ aff., and in most cases, ṅīp being optionally added, also pālī: see pāla.

Pāli can also be spelled as Pālī (पाली).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pālin (पालिन्).—mfn. (-lī-linī-li) Who or what nourishes or protects. E. pāl to protect, ṇini aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāli (पालि).—and pālī pālī, f. 1. The tip of the ear, [Gītagovinda. ed. Lassen.] 3, 13. 2. The edge of a sword or any other cutting instrument. 3. A line or row, [Gītagovinda. ed. Lassen.] 6, 10. 4. A raised bank, a dike, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 106 (). 5. A boundary, a margin, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 3, 24 ().

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pālin (पालिन्).—i. e. 2. , [Causal.], + in, adj., f. , Protecting, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 21, 50.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāli (पालि).—[feminine] the tip of the ear; edge, margin, side i.[grammar]; row, range, line; raised bank, dike; pot, boiler; an oblong pond (only pālī).

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Pālī (पाली).—[feminine] the tip of the ear; edge, margin, side i.[grammar]; row, range, line; raised bank, dike; pot, boiler; an oblong pond (only pālī).

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Pālī (पाली).—v. pāla & pāli.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pālin (पालिन्).—[adjective] guarding, protecting; [masculine] ruler, king.

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

1) Pālī (पाली):—[from pāla > pāl] f. a herdsman’s wife, [Mahābhārata v, 3608]

2) [v.s. ...] an oblong pond (as ‘receptacle’ of water?), [Varāha-mihira] (cf. pāli).

3) Pāli (पालि):—[from pālana > pāl] a m. ([probably]) a protector, ruler (cf. go-pāli and prajā-p).

4) b f. (in most meanings and ifc. f (also ī). cf. under pāla; according to, [Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 529 [Scholiast or Commentator]] [from] √pal) the tip or lobe of the ear, the outer ear, [Suśruta] (cf. karṇaand śravaṇa-p)

5) a boundary, limit, margin, edge, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

6) a row, line, range, [Ratnāvalī; Śiśupāla-vadha; Gīta-govinda]

7) a dam, dike, bridge, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

8) a pot, boiler, [Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]

9) a [particular] measure of capacity (= prastha), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) prescribed food, maintenance of a scholar during the period of his studies by his teacher, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) the lap, bosom, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) a circumference, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

13) a mark, spot, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

14) a louse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

15) a woman with a beard, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] = praśaṃsā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ( ifc. to denote praise, [Gaṇ.])

16) = prabedha, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Pālin (पालिन्):—[from pālana > pāl] mfn. protecting, guarding, keeping, [Śukasaptati; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (ifc.) a ruler, king of [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Pṛthu, [Harivaṃśa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāli (पालि):—(liḥ) 2. f. The sharp edge of a sword; tip of the ear; a row; mark; louse; bearded woman; a limit; a cause-way; a circumference; maintenance of a scholar; praise; the hip; a measure.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pālin (पालिन्):—[(lī-linī-li) a.] Protecting.

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

Pāli (पालि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pāli, Pālī, Vālī.

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Pali in German

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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 (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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Pāli (पालि):—(nf) a middle Indo-Aryan language used by the Buddha for his teachings and by his followers in subsequent Buddhist scriptures.

2) Pālī (पाली):—(nf) turn; shift; see [pāli].

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Palī (पली) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Parī.

2) Palī (पली) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pralī.

3) Pāli (पालि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pāli.

4) Pālī (पाली) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pālī.

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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

Paḷi (ಪಳಿ):—

1) [verb] to scold, rebuke or chide severely.

2) [verb] to drive out (a dog).

3) [verb] to prove oneself better than or superior to (another or others); to excel.

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Paḷi (ಪಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a baseless accusation or vilification.

2) [noun] a driving out or away of a dog.

3) [noun] that which is blamable, censurable.

4) [noun] deep trouble or misery.

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Paḷi (ಪಳಿ):—

1) [noun] any undesired, uncultivated plant, esp. one growing in profusion so as to crowd out a desired crop; a weed.

2) [noun] the second crop growing from the root after the crop is cut almost to the ground level.

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Paḷi (ಪಳಿ):—[noun] a kind of good quality cloth.

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Paḷi (ಪಳಿ):—

1) [noun] that which is equal, similar.

2) [noun] the quality of resembling or being equal; resemblance; likeness; equality.

3) [noun] that which is or can be used as an alternative to; that with which something can be replaced perfectly or almost perfectly.

4) [noun] a thing made just like another; imitation of an original; full reproduction or transcription; a copy; a replica; a fascimile.

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Paḷi (ಪಳಿ):—[noun] a practice so long established that it has the force of law; a custom.

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Paḻi (ಪೞಿ):—

1) [verb] to scold, rebuke or chide severely.

2) [verb] to drive out (a dog).

3) [verb] to prove oneself better than or superior to (another or others); to excel.

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Paḻi (ಪೞಿ):—

1) [noun] a baseless accusation or vilification.

2) [noun] a driving out or away (of a dog).

3) [noun] that which is blamable, censurable.

4) [noun] deep trouble or misery.

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Paḻi (ಪೞಿ):—

1) [noun] a solid metal piece.

2) [noun] any of a series of parallel metal bars laid upon cross ties or in the ground to make a track for trains; rail.

3) [noun] the outer rim of metal of a wheel.

4) [noun] a piece or a fragment.

5) [noun] the coagulated part of milk; curd.

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Paḻi (ಪೞಿ):—

1) [noun] any undesired, uncultivated plant, esp. one growing in profusion so as to crowd out a desired crop; a weed.

2) [noun] the second crop growing from the root after the crop is cut just above the ground level.

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Paḻi (ಪೞಿ):—[noun] a kind of good quality cloth.

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Paḻi (ಪೞಿ):—

1) [noun] that which is equal, similar.

2) [noun] the quality of resembling or being equal; resemblance; likeness; equality.

3) [noun] that which is or can be used as an alternative to; that with which something can be replaced perfectly or almost perfectly.

4) [noun] a thing made just like another; imitation of an original; full reproduction or transcription; a copy; a replica; a fascimile.

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Pāli (ಪಾಲಿ):—[noun] = ಪಾಲಕ [palaka]1 - 1.

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Pāli (ಪಾಲಿ):—

1) [noun] a line in which a number of things, persons are arranged; a row.

2) [noun] a group of people, animals or things.

3) [noun] (biol.) a separating membrane or partition, as that between adjacent carpels of a compound ovary; a dissepiment.

4) [noun] a structure providing a way across for vehicles or pedestrains; a bridge.

5) [noun] a binding or tying completely.

6) [noun] an occasion; an opportunity.

7) [noun] space; room.

8) [noun] the point toward which something faces or the line along which something moves or lies; a direction.

9) [noun] a portion of a whole; a part or share.

10) [noun] the hilt of a sword.

11) [noun] beginning; commencement.

12) [noun] the outer portion of the organ of hearing; the outer ear.

13) [noun] the lobe of the ear.

14) [noun] the buttocks; the posteriors.

15) [noun] the (human) body.

16) [noun] a mark; a sign.

17) [noun] a banner; a flag of a country, army.

18) [noun] a length of thread made of cotton, silk, flax, etc.

19) [noun] the tender stem of a creeper.

20) [noun] the short, straight, pointed missiled shot from bows; an arrow.

21) [noun] fire.

22) [noun] a particular mode of reciting the hymns of vedas.

23) [noun] the quality or state of being modest; modesty.

24) [noun] dampness; slight wetness.

25) [noun] the head louse, Pediculus human capitis, that lives on the hair of humans.

26) [noun] the verge, brink of something; edge.

27) [noun] any one of a series of moments at which the same or nearly the same thing recurs; time; a turn.

28) [noun] either of the two stone discs of a hand-operated grinding mill.

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Pāli (ಪಾಲಿ):—[noun] the Old Indic Prakrit or dialect, of the southern Buddhist scriptures, which has become the religious language of Buddhism; Pali.

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Pāḷi (ಪಾಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a village, town.

2) [noun] a region or district.

3) [noun] a shed or building where cattle are sheltered and fed; a cow-shed.

4) [noun] a row of houses.

5) [noun] an army or a division of an army.

6) [noun] a temporary place where a military force has stayed or to be stayed; an army camp.

7) [noun] a group of attendants or servants.

8) [noun] a soldier.

9) [noun] a place enclosed by a wall, fence, etc.

10) [noun] an extension in town or city.

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Pāḷi (ಪಾಳಿ):—[noun] a field where some crop is raised.

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Pāḷi (ಪಾಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a way of doing, being done or happening; mode of action, occurrence, etc.; manner.

2) [noun] a practice so long established that it has the force of social or religious law; a custom.

3) [noun] the obligation a servant owes to his master.

4) [noun] the relation that exists between friends; friendship.

5) [noun] the quality or state of being equal; equality.

6) [noun] the extent, dimensions, capacity, etc. of anything, esp. as determined by a standard.

7) [noun] attractiveness; beauty.

8) [noun] the quality of being proper, fitting or suitable; fitness; propriety.

9) [noun] a thin sheet or layer; a membrane; a screen.

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Pāḷi (ಪಾಳಿ):—[noun] any solid substance reduced to a state of fine, loose particles by crushing, grinding, etc.; powder.

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Pāḷi (ಪಾಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a line in which a number of things, persons are arranged; a row.

2) [noun] a group of people, animals or things.

3) [noun] (biol.) a separating membrane or partition, as that between adjacent carpels of a compound ovary; a dissepiment.

4) [noun] a structure providing a way across for vehicles or pedestrains; a bridge.

5) [noun] a binding or tying completely.

6) [noun] an occasion; an opportunity.

7) [noun] space; room.

8) [noun] the point toward which something faces or the line along which something moves or lies; a direction.

9) [noun] a portion of a whole; a part or share.

10) [noun] the hilt of a sword.

11) [noun] beginning; commencement.

12) [noun] the outer portion of the organ of hearing; the outer ear.

13) [noun] the lobe of the ear.

14) [noun] the buttocks; the posteriors.

15) [noun] the (human) body.

16) [noun] a mark; a sign.

17) [noun] a banner; a flag of a country, army.

18) [noun] a length of thread made of cotton, silk, flax, etc.

19) [noun] the tender stem of a creeper.

20) [noun] the short, straight, pointed missiled shot from bows; an arrow.

21) [noun] fire.

22) [noun] a particular mode of reciting the hymns of vedas.

23) [noun] the quality or state of being modest; modesty.

24) [noun] dampness; slight wetness.

25) [noun] the head louse, Pediculus human capitis, that lives on the hair of humans.

26) [noun] the verge, brink of something; edge.

27) [noun] any one of a series of moments at which the same or nearly the same thing recurs; time; a turn.

28) [noun] either of the two stone discs of a hand-operated grinding mill.

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Pāḷi (ಪಾಳಿ):—[noun] the Old Indic Prakrit or dialect, of the southern Buddhist scriptures, which has become the religious language of Buddhism; Pali.

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Pāḷi (ಪಾಳಿ):—[noun] the back part of the knee joint (in humans).

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Pāḻi (ಪಾೞಿ):—[noun] a field where some crop is raised.

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Pāḻi (ಪಾೞಿ):—

1) [noun] a way of doing, being done or happening; mode of action, occurrence, etc.; manner.

2) [noun] a practice so long established that it has the force of social or religious law; a custom.

3) [noun] the obligation a servant owes to his master.

4) [noun] the relation that exists between friends; friendship.

5) [noun] the quality or state of being equal; equality.

6) [noun] the extent, dimensions, capacity, etc. of anything, esp. as determined by a standard.

7) [noun] atractiveness; beauty.

8) [noun] the quality of being proper, fitting or suitable; fitness; propriety.

9) [noun] a thin sheet or layer; a membrane; a screen.

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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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