Tali, Tālī: 16 definitions

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Tali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Tālī (ताली) refers to one of the 130 varṇavṛttas (syllabo-quantitative verse) dealt with in the second chapter of the Vṛttamuktāvalī, ascribed to Durgādatta (19th century), author of eight Sanskrit work and patronised by Hindupati: an ancient king of the Bundela tribe (presently Bundelkhand of Uttar Pradesh). A Varṇavṛtta (e.g., tālī) refers to a type of classical Sanskrit metre depending on syllable count where the light-heavy patterns are fixed.

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

1) Tālī (ताली) is another name for Tāmravallī, a medicinal plant possibly identified with Phyllanthus urinaria (chamber bitter or common leafflower) from the Phyllanthaceae or “leafflower” family of flowering plants, according to verse 3.122-123 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu.

2) Tālī (ताली) is also mentioned as a synonym for Bhūmyāmalakī, a medicinal plant identified with Phyllanthus urinaria Linn. (synonym Phyllanthus niruri Hook f.) or “chamber bitter” from the Phyllanthaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.91-93. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Tālī and Bhūmyāmalakī, there are a total of nineteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Tāli or Tālī.—(EI 1), a measure of liquor. (SII 3), the marriage badge; cf. māṅgalya. Note: tāli is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Tāḷī, (f.) a strike, a blow, in urattāḷiṃ karoti to strike one’s chest (as a sign of grief) PvA. 39, etc. (see ura). (Page 300)

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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

ṭālī (टाली).—f ( H The figure is that of one raised hand, i. e. the half of the needful instrument in beating time with the hands.) A cant name for half a rupee.

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ṭāḷī (टाळी).—f (tāla S) Beating the hands together. v vājava, vāja, piṭa, māra. Pr. ēkā hātānēṃ ṭāḷī vājata nāhīṃ. There can be no quarrel without two parties. Pr. jyācī khāvī pōḷī tyācī vājavāvī ṭāḷī. Of whom you eat the salt, him laud and exalt. 2 Clapping the hands in musical measure. v piṭa. 3 Clapping the hands (in deriding, jeering, flouting). v piṭa, vājava. 4 Striking hands together (in bargaining &c.) v māra. 5 Heavy dawdling or poking. v lāva, dē. See brahmaṭāḷī. ṭāḷīsa ṭāḷī dēṇēṃ To second servilely whatever is said (by one's patron &c.); to play the sycophant.

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ṭāḷī (टाळी).—f R (Usually ṭāhaḷī) A small leafy branch, a sprig.

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ṭāḷī (टाळी).—f (aṭāḷī) A chunamed and open (uncovered) terrace. 2 P A patch.

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taḷī (तळी).—a (In nandabhāṣā) Fifteen.

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taḷī (तळी).—f (taḷa) A leaf or slab of a handmill. The word takes up varacī & khālacī, yet, used alone, it means either leaf, and, with some speciality, the lower leaf, 2 The flat stone or piece of board which is placed under a gharaṭa (large handmill) to receive the flour. 3 Cocoanut, saffron &c. placed in a dish, and waved before khaṇḍōbā. v bhara, ucala, taḷīsa hāta lāva. 4 Powder of a preparation of Bhang with sugar &c. 5 The articles of apparel &c. sent during the navarātra by a just-married boy to his wife at her mother's house. v nē, pāṭhava. 6 A term for robbery, plunder, arson, or murder as committed by one village upon another; or as perpetrated in exaction (from a Government-officer &c.) of satisfaction of the claims of the perpetrators. 7 A pavement of stone-slabs or of chunamwork encircling a well (to prevent muck and slop). 8 The begging vessel, containing flowers, sacred ashes &c., carried about by the gurava of a temple. 9 The frame of wood used in sinking a well. taḷī ucalaṇēṃ g. of o. To combine together and oust out (of office &c.) A figurative application of the third sense above. taḷī or taḷīrāma gāra karaṇēṃ or, with g. of s., gāra hōṇēṃ (His taḷī or tāṭa or dish is full. A jocose application of a little story.) To have a hoard or secret treasure. Others write taḷīṃ rāma and explain it A buried or hoarded treasure or stock; and taḷīṃ rāma gāra karaṇēṃ-hōṇēṃ To cool and compose one's spirit through consciousness of possessing a hoard. ("Mihi plaudo dum simul nummos contemplor in area.") taḷī bharaṇēṃ To fill the taḷī or begging vessel (with its proper articles, khōbarēṃ, pāna, bhaṇḍāra, supārī, khārīka &c.) 2 g. of o. To supply (a poor person) with the money or things which he seeks. 3 See taḷī ucalaṇēṃ.

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taḷī (तळी).—f R (Dim. of taḷēṃ) A small tank.

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tālī (ताली).—f unc A key.

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

ṭāḷī (टाळी).—f Beating the hands together. ēkā hātānē ṭāḷī vājata nāhī. There can be no quarrel without two parties. jyācī khāvī

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ṭāḷī (टाळी).—f A small leafy branch, a sprig.

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taḷī (तळी).—f A slab of a hand-mill. Cocoanut, &c., placed in a dish and waved be- fore khaṇḍōbā. Apparel sent by a just- married boy to his wife, during navarātra. The begging vessel containing ashes. A small tank. taḷī ucalaṇēṃ To combine together and oust out (of office &c.) taḷīrāma gāra karaṇēṃ To tool one's spirit through conssciousness of posessing a hoard. taḷī bharaṇēṃ To combine together.

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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

Tālī (ताली).—

1) A species of the mountain-palm, palm-tree; प्राप तालीवनश्यामम् (prāpa tālīvanaśyāmam) R.4.34.

2) The common toddy (Tādi).

3) Fragrant earth.

4) A sort of key.

5) Noise produced by clapping the hands together; स धात्री करतालीभिः संवर्धितकुतूहलः (sa dhātrī karatālībhiḥ saṃvardhitakutūhalaḥ) Śiva. B.7.17.

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

Tāli (तालि).—f.

(-liḥ) A kind of palm, (Corypha taliera:) see tālī. tala pratiṣṭhāyāṃ ṇic and in .

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

1) Tālī (ताली):—[from tāla] a f. ([gana] kuṇḍādī) Name of a tree (Corypha Taliera, Corypha umbraculifera, Flacourtia cataphracta, Curculigo orchioides, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]), [Harivaṃśa 6407; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] toddy, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] a fragrant earth, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] = tallikā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] a metre of 4 x 3 long syllables

6) Tāli (तालि):—[from tāla] f. = tāḍi, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] Flacourtia cataphracta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]]

8) Tālī (ताली):—[from tāla] 1. tālī f. of la q.v.

9) 2. tālī ind. (= dhūlī or colour [varṇa, [Śākaṭ.]] or uttamārtha or vistāra [Bhoja] [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 96 [Scholiast or Commentator]]) with √as, kṛ, bhū [gana] ūry-ādi.

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

Tāli (तालि):—(liḥ) 2. f. A kind of palm.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Tālī (ताली) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tālī.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Talī (तली):—(nf) the bottom; sole (of a shoe).

2) Tālī (ताली):—(nf) a key; clapping (of hands); —[eka hātha se nahīṃ bajatī] it takes two to make a quarrel; —[piṭa jānā] to get the goose, to get hissed on the stage; kentisth fire; —[pīṭanā] lit. to clap—by way of derision; to mock at; —[bajanā] lit. to have clapping—by way of approbation, to be applauded; to have clapping by way of derision or condemnation.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Tālī (ताली) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Tālī.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ṭāḷi (ಟಾಳಿ):—[noun] = ಟವಳಿ [tavali].

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Taḷi (ತಳಿ):—

1) [verb] to scatter (water, perfume, etc.) in drops; to sprinkle.

2) [verb] to drop (grains, powder, etc.) over something or over a certain area.

3) [verb] to plant seeds in or on (a field, ground, earth, etc.) to sow.

4) [verb] to throw here and there or strew loosely; to scatter in a disorderly manner.

5) [verb] to beat, pound severely; to flog.

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Taḷi (ತಳಿ):—

1) [noun] the act of scattering in drops; a sprinkling.

2) [noun] ತಳಿಹಾಕು [talihaku] taḷi hāku = ತಳಿ [tali]1 - 1.

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Taḷi (ತಳಿ):—[noun] a building where shelter (sometimes food also) provided benevolently to people, esp. wayfarers.

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Taḷi (ತಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a bulky piece of unshaped timber; a log.

2) [noun] an arena for two fighting elephants, encircled with a fence made of heavy logs.

3) [noun] a defensive structure made of heavy log of woods, to avoid enemy attack.

4) [noun] a burning piece of wood or live coal.

5) [noun] (gen.) a barrier, usu. made of thorny plants, barbed wire, wooden structure, etc., to prevent intrusion; a fence.

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Taḷi (ತಳಿ):—

1) [noun] descent in a line from a common progenitor; lineage.

2) [noun] characteristics transmitted from parent to offspring by means of genes in the chromosomes.

3) [noun] a group or stock, of animals or plants descended from common ancestors and having similar characteristics; breed.

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Taḻi (ತೞಿ):—

1) [noun] a bulky piece of unshaped timber; a log.

2) [noun] an arena for two fighting elephants, encircled with a fence made of heavy logs.

3) [noun] a defensive structure made of heavy log of woods, to avoid enemy attack.

4) [noun] a burning piece of wood or live coal.

5) [noun] (gen.) a barrier, usu. made of thorny plants, barbed wire, wooden structure, etc., to prevent intrusion; a fence.

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Tāli (ತಾಲಿ):—

1) [noun] a small, usu. round and slightly hollowed, piece of gold plate solemnly tied by the bridegroom around the bridṛs neck as a marriage badge.

2) [noun] a kind of ornament.

3) [noun] a small, flat piece of metal with the figure of a deity engraved or stamped on it (usu. tied round one’s neck).

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Tāli (ತಾಲಿ):—[noun] a metal vessel, chiefly a water container, with narrow neck.

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Tāli (ತಾಲಿ):—

1) [noun] the fan palm tree, Borassus flabellifer (= B. blabelliformis) of Arecaceae family, grown for its durable wood, Jdible fruits, and leaves used for thatching, etc.; palmyra.

2) [noun] the fan palm Corypha talliera of the same family; umbrella palm.

3) [noun] the spirituous juice drawn from these trees.

4) [noun] the tree Flacourtia jongmans (= F. cataphracta) of Flacourtiaceae family; East Indian plum tree.

5) [noun] its plum.

6) [noun] the tree Shorea talura (= S. robusta, = Vatica robusta) of Dipterocarpaceae family; bastard sal; Indian dammar.

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Tāḷi (ತಾಳಿ):—

1) [noun] a small, usu. round and slightly hollowed, piece of gold plate solemnly tied by the bridegroom around the bridṛs neck as a marriage badge.

2) [noun] a kind of ornament.

3) [noun] a small, flat piece of metal with the figure of a deity engraved or stamped on it (usu. tied round one’s neck).

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Tāḷi (ತಾಳಿ):—

1) [noun] = ತಾಳು [talu]3- 1.

2) [noun] the fan palm Corypha talliera of the same family; umbrella palm.

3) [noun] the spirituous juice drawn from these trees.

4) [noun] the tree Flacourtia jongmans (= F. cataphracta) of Flacourtiaceae family; East Indian plum tree.

5) [noun] its plum.

6) [noun] the tree Shorea talura (= S. robusta, = Vatica robusta) of Dipterocarpaceae family; bastard sal; Indian dammar.

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Tāḷi (ತಾಳಿ):—[noun] the passage through the neck to the stomach and lungs; the throat.

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Tāḷi (ತಾಳಿ):—[noun] a heap of dried cakes of cow dung.

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