Sankhala, Saṅkhalā, Shankhala: 3 definitions


Sankhala means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Saṅkhalā, (f.) (cp. Sk. śṛṅkhalā) a chain Th. 2, 509. aṭṭhi° a chain of bones, skeleton A. III, 97. As °kaṅkalā at Th. 2, 488. (Page 664)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śaṅkhaḷā (शंखळा).—f (Corr. from śṛṅkhalā) A chain.

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sāṅkhaḷa (सांखळ) [or साखळ, sākhaḷa].—f (śṛṅkhalā S) A chain, esp. as large. 2 or dāntāñcī sāṅkhaḷa A chain or row of teeth. For sāṅkhaḷakara, sāṅkhaḷaṇēṃ, sāṅkhaḷadaṇḍa, sāṅkhaḷī or sākhaḷī, sāṅkhaḷīlagāma see sāṅkaḷakara &c. Note. The correct form is this of sāṅkhaḷa; but for the compounds and derivatives the softer or unaspirated form seems to be preferred.

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sāṅkhaḷā (सांखळा) [or साखळा, sākhaḷā].—m Coagulation, clotted state. v dhara. 2 Constipation. v dhara. Also blocked up state (of bowels): also the blocking up matter.

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

sāṅkhaḷa (सांखळ) [-ḷī, -ळी].—See under sākaḷa.

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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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