Pula, Pulā: 15 definitions

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Pula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

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

1) Pula (“flowers”) is one of the many exogamous septs (division) among the Boyas (an old fighting caste of Southern India). The Boyas were much prized as fighting men in the stirring times of the eighteenth century .

2) Pula (“flowers”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Koravas (a nomad tribe of the North Arcot district). The Korava nomad tribe permeates the length of the Indian peninsula, through countries where many languages and dialects are spoken, are likely to be known by different names in different localities.

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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

pulā (पुला).—m ( H) A bundle (as of hay, grass, kaḍabā).

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pūla (पूल).—m ( P) A bridge.

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

pūla (पूल).—m A bridge.

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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

Pula (पुल).—a. Great, large, wide, extensive.

-laḥ Horripilation.

-lam Size, extent.

-lī A bunch.

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Pulā (पुला).—The soft palate, uvula.

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Pūla (पूल).—

1) A bundle, pack; न हि अवद्धे काष्ठपूलके एकस्मिन्नाकृष्यमाणे काष्ठान्तराणि कृष्यन्ते (na hi avaddhe kāṣṭhapūlake ekasminnākṛṣyamāṇe kāṣṭhāntarāṇi kṛṣyante) ŚB. on MS.9.1.26.

2) A kind of cake; cf. पूलदानम् (pūladānam), Mātaṅga. L.11.8.

Derivable forms: pūlaḥ (पूलः).

See also (synonyms): pūlaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pula (पुल).—nt., or pulā, f. (dual pule), designates some-thing given by Mahākātyāyana to a devatā as relic or keepsake, with the thought that these two articles were not to be worn or kept (na dhārayitavye) in Madhyadeśa, by Buddha's instructions: Divyāvadāna 581.7. May it be related to Sanskrit pulaka, AMg. pulaga, pulaa (all said to be masc.!), a kind of gem ? Not mentioned in Divyāvadāna Index; no further clue to meaning

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Pūla (पूल).—m. pl. (pūlān), Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iv.107.12, or pūlā, n. sg. f., Mahāvyutpatti 8967, buskin(s); so Tibetan, both times, lham sgro(g) gu can; Chin. laced boots. Cf. maṇḍa-pūla.

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

Pula (पुल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Vast, great, extensive. m.

(-laḥ) Erection of the hairs of the body, considered as a proof of exquisite delight, horripilation. f.

(-lā) 1. One of the paces of a horse, the canter or gallop. 2. The soft palate or uvula. E. pul to be great, ka aff.

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Pulā (पुला).—f.

(-lā) The soft palate: see pula.

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

Pula (पुल).—I. adj. Extensive. Ii. m. Erection of the hairs of the body, considered as proof of exquisite delight.

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

Pūla (पूल).—[masculine] bunch, bundle.

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

1) Pula (पुल):—mfn. extended, wide, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) m. horripilation (See under pulaka), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Name of an attendant of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Pulā (पुला):—[from pula] f. the soft palate or uvula, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a [particular] pace of horses, [Śiśupāla-vadha v, 60. [Scholiast or Commentator]]

6) Pula (पुल):—n. size, extent, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) Pūla (पूल):—[from pūl] m. a bunch, bundle, [Mānava-gṛhya-sūtra; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]] (also -ka)

8) [v.s. ...] [plural] straw, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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

Pula (पुल):—(laḥ) 1. m. Erection of the hairs of the body. f. Chanter or gallop; soft palate. a. Vast, great.

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

Pula (पुल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pula, Pūla.

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Pula 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) Pula (पुल) [Also spelled pul]:—(nm) a bridge; —,[jhūlā] hanging bridge; —[bāṃdhanā, kisī kī praśaṃsā meṃ] to eulogize no end, to pay tributes in superlatives.

2) Pūlā (पूला):—(nm) a bundle of straws, crops, etc.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Pula (पुल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pula.

2) Pula (पुल) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pula.

3) Pula (पुल) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pul.

4) Pula (पुल) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Dṛś.

Pula has the following synonyms: Pulaa.

5) Pūla (पूल) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pūla.

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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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