Shriphala, aka: Śrīphala, Shri-phala, Śrīphalā; 5 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Śrīphala and Śrīphalā can be transliterated into English as Sriphala or Shriphala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Śrīphala.—(EI 9), the bilva fruit. Note: śrīphala is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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śrīphala (श्रीफल).—n (S) or pop. śrīphaḷa n A fruit, Ӕgle marmelos or Bengal quince. 2 (Corr. from śiraḥ- phala S) A cocoanut; esp. when presenting it to any idol or person. śrī0 dēṇēṃ To discharge or dismiss.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śrīphala (श्रीफल) [-ḷa, -ळ].—n A fruit. A cocoanut. śrīphala dēṇēṃ Dismiss.

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

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Śrīphala (श्रीफल).—the Bilva tree. (-lam) 1 the Bilva fruit; स्तनयुगलं श्रीफलश्रीविडम्बि (stanayugalaṃ śrīphalaśrīviḍambi) Vikr.; Ms.5.12.

2) a cocoanut.

Derivable forms: śrīphalaḥ (श्रीफलः).

Śrīphala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śrī and phala (फल).

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Śrīphalā (श्रीफला).—

1) the indigo plant.

2) emblic myrobalan.

Śrīphalā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śrī and phalā (फला). See also (synonyms): śrīphalī.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrīphala (श्रीफल).—m.

(-laḥ) A fruit tree, (Ægle marmelos.) f. (-lā or ) 1. The indigo-plant, (Indigofera tinctoria.) 2. Emblic myrobalan. n.

(-laṃ) The Bel-fruit. E. śrī beauty or the goddess, (to whom it may be offered,) phala fruit.

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