Silavata, Sīlavata, Shilavata: 3 definitions

Introduction

Silavata 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sīlavata : (nt.) ceremonial observances.

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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

śiḷavaṭa (शिळवट).—f n śiḷavaṭī f (See śivaḷa) In the Konkan̤. The yoke-pin. In the Desh. The frame for the animal's neck, esp. the collar or yoke for each pair of bullocks before the thillers. By many the word is understood of the upper cross-piece of the yoke alone.

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śiḷāvaṭa (शिळावट).—f (śiḷā) Stale rice &c., stale victuals.

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

śiḷavaṭa (शिळवट) [-ḍa, -ड].—f Stale, stuff.

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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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