Rali, Raḷī, Ralī: 3 definitions


Rali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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.

The Sanskrit term Raḷī can be transliterated into English as Rali or Ralii, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Rali in India is the name of a plant defined with Panicum miliaceum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Milium paniceum Mill. (among others).

2) Rali is also identified with Polygala chinensis.

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1931)
· Cytologia (1995)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· A Botanical Materia Medica (1812)
· Newslett. Int. Organ. Pl. Biosyst. (Oslo) (1997)
· Flora Ilustrada Catarinense (1982)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Rali, for example diet and recipes, health benefits, extract dosage, side effects, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

raḷī (रळी).—f (Commonly raḍḍī q. v.) At play. Getting out of humor and playing unfairly. v khā, ghē, khēḷa, jā.

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raḷī (रळी).—f Coaxing solicitation; fond importunity or entreaty. Ex. āībāpa pōrācī raḷī cālavitāta. v ghē, cāla, pura, & cālava, purava. 2 (Poetry.) Innuendo, sarcastic or sly insinuation.

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

Rāli (रालि):—[from rāla] rāla or rālaka or rāli, m. the resin of Shorea Robusta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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