Sakhala, Shakhala, Śākhāla: 6 definitions


Sakhala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Śākhāla can be transliterated into English as Sakhala or Shakhala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sakhala (सखल).—a Low or short; of small stature or little elevation or height. 2 Deep;--as a well or pit: hollow, sunken, depressed;--used of ground.

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sakhala (सखल).—n A depressed place or spot; a bottom or dale; a basin or hollow.

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

sakhala (सखल).—a Low, short. Deep-a well or pit; hollow, depressed-ground. n A depressed place.

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sākhaḷa (साखळ).—See under sākaḷa.

context information

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

Śākhāla (शाखाल).—A sort of cane (vānīra).

Derivable forms: śākhālaḥ (शाखालः).

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

Śākhāla (शाखाल).—m.

(-laḥ) A sort of cane: see vānīra .

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

Śākhāla (शाखाल):—[from śākh] m. Calamus Rotang, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Sakhala in German

context information

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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