Shaili, Śailī: 9 definitions


Shaili means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Tamil. 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 Śailī can be transliterated into English as Saili or Shaili, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śailī (शैली).—f (S) A way, manner, fashion, style, particular method or mode.

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śailī (शैली).—f At chess. That queen and the wife of the pradhāna.

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sailī (सइली).—&c. Better sailāvaṇēṃ, sailī, saiṃvara &c.

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sailī (सैली).—f ( H) A piece of riband, or a fine or worked lace, or some woven threads, worn around the neck (by Fakirs &c.)

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

śailī (शैली).—f A way, manner, style, fashion

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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

Śailī (शैली).—[śīlameva svārthe ṣyañ ḍīpi yalopaḥ]

1) A short explanation of a grammatical aphorism.

2) A mode of expression or interpretation; प्रायेणाचार्याणामियं शैली यत् स्वाभिप्रायमपि परोपदेशमिव वर्णयन्ति (prāyeṇācāryāṇāmiyaṃ śailī yat svābhiprāyamapi paropadeśamiva varṇayanti) | Kull. on Manusmṛti 1.4; आचार्याणामियं शैली यत् सामान्येनाभिधाय विशेषेण विवृणोति (ācāryāṇāmiyaṃ śailī yat sāmānyenābhidhāya viśeṣeṇa vivṛṇoti) |

3) Behaviour, manner of acting, conduct, course.

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

Śailī (शैली).—[feminine] usage, custom.

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

1) Śailī (शैली):—[from śaila] a f. See below

2) [from śaila] 1. śailī f. (for 2. See [column]2) hardness, stoniness, [Horace H. Wilson] (cf. śailya).

3) 2. śailī f. ([from] śīla; for 1. See [column]1) habit, custom, manner of acting or living, practice, usage, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

4) a special or particular interpretation ([especially] a concise explanation of a grammatical aphorism), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Saili (सैलि):—m. [plural] Name of a people, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shaili 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śaili (ಶೈಲಿ):—

1) [noun] the way in which anything is made or done; a style.

2) [noun] manner or mode of expression in language, as distinct from the ideas expressed; way of using words to express thoughts; a style.

3) [noun] specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction or design, in any art; a style.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Śaili (ஶைலி) noun < śailī. See சைலி [saili], 2.

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Śailī (शैली):—n. 1. a particular means; method; 2. style; manner; literary style; diction; 3. genre; 4. behavior; way of acting; conduct; course;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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