Pelava, Pēlāva, Pelāva: 13 definitions
Pelava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pēlāva (पेलाव) [or पेल, pēla].—m (pēlaṇēṃ) Lifting and weighing (as of a load to be carried); balancing of the body (as in contemplating a leap); in order to adjust the effort to the work. 2 A determined and collected effort.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Delicate, fine, soft, tender; धनुषः पेलवपुष्पपत्रिणः (dhanuṣaḥ pelavapuṣpapatriṇaḥ) Kumārasambhava 4.29;5.4;7.65.
2) Lean, thin, slender; कथमातपे गमिष्यसि परिबाधापेलवैरङ्गैः (kathamātape gamiṣyasi paribādhāpelavairaṅgaiḥ) Ś.3.21.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) 1. Delicate, fine. 2. Thin, slim, slender. 3. Soft. E. pela, vā to get, aff. ḍa .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pelava (पेलव).—adj., f. vā. 1. Delicate, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 70 (too delicate). 2. Thin, slender. 3. Soft, tender, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 21, 97.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pelava (पेलव).—[adjective] tender, delicate.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pelava (पेलव):—[from pel] mf(ā)n. delicate, fine, soft, tender, [Kālidāsa; Kathāsaritsāgara] (ifc. ‘delicate like’ or ‘too d° for’)
2) [v.s. ...] thin, slim, slender, [Śiśupāla-vadha; Suśruta] (opp. to bahala).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pelava (पेलव):—[(vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) a.] Delicate; thin; soft.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Pelava (पेलव) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pelava.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Pelava (पेलव):—(a) soft, delicate; hence ~[tā] (nf).
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Pelava (पेलव) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pelava.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a man having an injured leg or foot that makes him limp; a lame man.
2) [noun] (myth.) Aruṇa, the driver of the Sun God's chariot.
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Peḻava (ಪೆೞವ):—[noun] = ಪೆಳವ [pelava].
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1) [adjective] slim; thin.
2) [adjective] tender; soft.
3) [adjective] 'lacking intensity or brilliance: faint; dim.'4) [adjective] feeble; weak.
5) [adjective] being in the very early stage of life; young.
6) [adjective] thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded.
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1) [noun] that which is small and thin.
2) [noun] the quality or fact of being thinly spread or distributed; sparseness.
3) [noun] (fig.) a weak, vigourless.
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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