Shakali, Śākali: 6 definitions
Shakali 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 Śākali can be transliterated into English as Sakali or Shakali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śākali (शाकलि).—A Śrutaṛṣi.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 3.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sākaḷī (साकळी).—f C A dewlap.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
sākaḷī (साकळी).—f A dewlap.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Sākali (साकलि).—or °likā, name of the wife of Mākandika: °lir (n.) Divyāvadāna 515.14; °like (voc.) 517.1 (verse).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śakalī (शकली):—[from śakala] in [compound] for śakala.
2) Śākali (शाकलि):—[from śākala] m. (cf. śakalin) a fish, [Caraka]
3) Sakālī (सकाली):—[=sa-kālī] [from sa-kāla > sa > sa-kaṅkaṭa] a f. See sub voce
4) Sakalī (सकली):—[from sa-kala] in [compound] for 2. sa-kala.
5) Sakālī (सकाली):—b f. Name of a place, [Catalogue(s)]
6) Sākali (साकलि):—f. Name of a woman, [Divyāvadāna]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Sakālī (सकाली):—f. Nomen proprium einer Oertlichkeit [Oxforder Handschriften 339], a, 3. samudra (an der ersten Stelle getrennt) 35.
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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Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
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Sushruta Samhita, Volume 5: Kalpasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)