Tambala: 7 definitions


Tambala means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A village, probably in Rohana, where a battle was fought between Dathopatissa and Mana. Cv.xlv.78.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tāmbaḷa (तांबळ).—n R A tract of red soil.

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

tāmbaḷa (तांबळ).—a Reddish.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tāmbala (ताम्बल).—[masculine] a kind of hemp; adj. [feminine] ī.

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

1) Tāmbala (ताम्बल):—mf(ī)n. made of hemp, [Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa ii, 10, 10]

2) m. a kind of hemp, [ib. [Scholiast or Commentator]]

[Sanskrit to German]

Tambala in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Taṃbala (ತಂಬಲ):—

1) [adjective] having a relatively low temperature; having little or no warmth.

2) [adjective] damp; wet, humid; ತಂಬಲದ ಹುಳು [tambalada hulu] tambalada huḷu a kind of worm that lives in damp areas.

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Taṃbala (ತಂಬಲ):—[noun] the quality or condition or being colder (than usual); absence of normal warmth; coldness.

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Taṃbāḷa (ತಂಬಾಳ):—[noun] a wide, metal plate.

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Tāṃbāḷa (ತಾಂಬಾಳ):—[noun] = ತಾಂಬಾಣ [tambana].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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