Sambali, Sambaḷī, Sambalī, Shambali, Śambalī: 7 definitions


Sambali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 terms Sambaḷī and Śambalī can be transliterated into English as Sambali or Sambalii or Shambali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sambaḷī (संबळी).—f A little covered basket of bamboo or ratan (esp. for carrying the upakaraṇīṃ of dēvapūjā).

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

sambaḷī (संबळी).—f A little covered casket of bam- boo or ratan (esp. for carrying the upakaraṇīṃ of dēvapūjā.)

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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

Śambalī (शम्बली).—A procuress.

See also (synonyms): śamphalī, śambhalī.

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Śambalī (शम्बली).—A procuress.

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

Śāmbali (शाम्बलि).—(this seems indicated by the various mss. readings, combined with the Sanskrit form; Senart sām° o- śām°, and °lī; mss. always °li or °ri), the silk-cotton tree, Sanskrit śālmali, Pali simbali; compare AMg. sambaliyā: °li-koṭarāto (°rato) Mahāvastu i.272.7; 273.13, 15.

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Sāṃbali (सांबलि).—for śā°, q.v.

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

Śambalī (शम्बली):—[from śambala] f. a procuress, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. śambhalī and śamphalī).

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Saṃbali (संबलि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Śālmali.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃbali (ಸಂಬಲಿ):—[noun] a woman who procures men for a prostitute or prostitutes; a procuress.

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Saṃbaḷi (ಸಂಬಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a term used to proclaim "leave room for".

2) [noun] a Harijana, a man of lowest caste.

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Saṃbaḷi (ಸಂಬಳಿ):—[noun] = ಸಂಬಲಿ [sambali].

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Saṃbaḷi (ಸಂಬಳಿ):—[noun] a small chest or box, as for jewels; a casket.

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Saṃbāḷi (ಸಂಬಾಳಿ):—[noun] = ಸಂಬಳಿ [sambali]1.

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Saṃbāḷi (ಸಂಬಾಳಿ):—[noun] = ಸಂಬಾಳ [sambala].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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