Pindala, Piṇḍala: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A bridge, causeway.
2) A mound, ridge.
Derivable forms: piṇḍalaḥ (पिण्डलः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) A bridge, a causeway, a passage over a stream or ravine, &c. or a mound raised to form a path across inundated fields. E. piṇḍa a heap, (of earth, &c.) and lā to get, aff. ḍa; or piḍi vā kalac .
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(-luḥ) An esculent and medical root, described as sweet, cooling, and diuretic. E. piṇḍa a lump, and ālu an esculent root. “golaālu” .
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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