Phali, Phalī: 14 definitions
Phali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Fali.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Phalī (फली) is a synonym for Priyaṅgu, which is a Sanskrit name for a medicinal plant (Callicarpa macrophylla). It is a technical term used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā. This synonym was identified by Amarasiṃha in his Amarakośa (a Sanskrit botanical thesaurus from the 4th century). It is also mentioned as a synonym in the Bhāvaprakāśa-nighaṇṭu (medicinal thesareus) authored by Bhāvamiśra 16th century, in which it is listed as Phalinī.Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
Phalī (फली) refers to “fruit-bearing trees”, as mentioned in a list of six synonyms in the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Phalī] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
phali : (aor. of phalati) bore fruit; bursted open; split. || phalī (m.) (a tree) with fruit; bearing fruit.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
phaḷī (फळी).—f A plank or board: also a planed slip (as of a venetian blind). 2 A leaf (as of a door, window, table). 3 A side, party, faction, a confederate body. 4 A close and dense line, rank, or row (as of men, beasts, of bursting or swagging clouds). v dhara, bāndha, yē. phaḷī phōḍūna jāṇēṃ or phōḍaṇēṃ To break through a close line or rank.
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phāḷī (फाळी).—f (Dim. of phāḷā) A strip or slip of land.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
phaḷī (फळी).—f A plank or board. A leaf (as of a door, window, table). A side, party, faction. A close and dense line. phaḷī phōḍūna jāṇēṃ or phōḍaṇēṃ To break through a close rank.
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) A kind of fish.
2) A bowl or cup.
Derivable forms: phaliḥ (फलिः).
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Phalī (फली).—The Priyaṅgu creeper; (said by poets to be the 'wife' of the mango tree; cf. mithunaṃ parikalpitaṃ tvayā sahakāraḥ phalinī ca nanvimau R.8.61).
See also (synonyms): phalinī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-liḥ) A kind of fish. “phalui” .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Phalī (फली):—[from phala > phal] a f. Aglaia Odorata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] a kind of fish (= phali), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Phali (फलि):—[from phal] m. a kind of fish (= phalakin), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] a bowl or cup, [Śīlāṅka]
5) Phalī (फली):—[from phal] b in [compound] for phala.
6) Phāli (फालि):—[from phal] m. or f. a leaf, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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
Phalī (फली) [Also spelled fali]:—(nf) a bean, pod of a leguminous plant.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Phalī (फली) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Phalī.
2) Phāli (फालि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Phāli.
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
Phali (ಫಲಿ):—[adjective] bearing fruits.
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Phali (ಫಲಿ):—[noun] a tree bearing fruits.
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1) [noun] the plant Gloriosa superba of Liliaceae family; (?).
2) [noun] the creemer Clypea peltata of Menispermaceae family.
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Phaḷi (ಫಳಿ):—[noun] a kind of superior quality cloth.
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1) [noun] a thin, long plank of wood.
2) [noun] a stick; a staff.
3) [noun] a short staff used by boys in playing 'cinni-dāṇḍua'.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+27): Phali-guar, Phalia, Phalibhaddaka, Phalibhu, Phalibhuta, Phalidya, Phaliga, Phaliha, Phaliha, Phaliha, Phaliha, Phaliha, Phalihadda, Phalihamsa, Phalihamsaka, Phalihata, Phalihi, Phalihi, Phalija, Phalika.
Ends with (+46): Ashtaphali, Asraphali, Athaphali, Athophali, Badaraphali, Bahu phali, Bahuphali, Baphali, Bhuriphali, Boh-phali, Cenduphali, Ciraphali, Daphali, Dashaphali, Dasiphali, Dhumaphali, Duphali, Gandhaphali, Gaphali, Hataphali.
Full-text (+37): Mritphali, Phalini, Phalikara, Phalikarana, Putiphali, Mrityuphali, Saktuphali, Shriphali, Gandhaphali, Phalikaranamushti, Phalikaranahoma, Phalikaranamishra, Ciraphali, Phalikrita, Bahu phali, Citraphalaka, Phalibhu, Phalikri, Hatophali, Maror-phali.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 6.10.32 < [Chapter 10 - In the Description of the Gomatī River, the Glories of Cakra-tīrtha]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 8.32.25 < [Sukta 32]
Rig Veda 1.121.10 < [Sukta 121]
Rig Veda 4.50.5 < [Sukta 50]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)