Pasala, Pāsala: 3 definitions


Pasala means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Pasala (“cow”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Malas (considered the Pariahs of the Telugu country) of the Pokunati section. The Mala people are almost equally inferior in position to the Madigas and have, in their various sub-divisions, many exogamous septs (eg., Pasala).

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāsala (पासल).—f (pārśva S Side.) Lying on one side or on the back, reclining. v ghē.

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pāsalā (पासला).—a Commonly pāsacā.

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pāsalā (पासला).—a (pāsala) Along the ground, lying, recumbent, jacent, supine.

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

pāsala (पासल).—f Lying on one side or on the back.

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pāsalā (पासला).—a Along the ground, recumbent. pāsalēṃ pāḍaṇēṃ To overcome (in battle, fight, argument). To stop. To fru- strate.

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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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