Shelu, Śēlū, Śelū, Śelu: 8 definitions


Shelu 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 terms Śēlū and Śelū and Śelu can be transliterated into English as Selu or Shelu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śēlū (शेलू).—f A tree, Cordia latifolia. 2 m Its fruit.

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śēḷū (शेळू).—f m R (Commonly śiūḷa) Whistling. v ghāla, vājava, vāja.

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

śēḷū (शेळू).—f m śēḷa f Whistling.

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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śelu (शेलु).—Cordia Myxa (Mar. bhokara); Ms.5.6.

Derivable forms: śeluḥ (शेलुः).

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

Selu (सेलु).—m. or f., = sela, selā: seluḥ Mvy 7895 (Tibetan yad yod), cited from Gv 133.22.

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

Śelu (शेलु).—m.

(-luḥ) A small tree, (Cordia myxa.) E. śil to glean, un aff.

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Selu (सेलु).—m.

(-luḥ) A tree, (Cordia myxa:) see śelu .

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

Śelu (शेलु).—m. 1. A small tree, Cord myxa. 2. A kind of fruit, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 6.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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