Talii, aka: Tāḷī; 5 Definition(s)


Talii means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Tāḷī can be transliterated into English as Tali or Talii, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[Talii in Chandas glossaries]

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 (eg., tālī) refers to a type of classical Sanskrit metre depending on syllable count where the light-heavy patterns are fixed.

(Source): Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
Chandas book cover
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[Talii in Pali glossaries]

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)

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

[Talii in Marathi glossaries]

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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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.

(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

[Talii in Sanskrit glossaries]

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): DDSA: The practical 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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