Tavali, Ṭavaḷī, Ṭavalī, Ṭavāli, Tavāḷi, Tāvaḷi: 5 definitions


Tavali means something in Marathi, biology, Tamil. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Tavali in Sri Lanka is the name of a plant defined with Echinochloa frumentacea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Panicum crusgalli var. frumentaceum (Link) Trimen (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· The Flora of the Malay Peninsula (1925)
· Grasses of Ceylon (1956)
· Grasses of Burma (1960)
· Novosti Sistematiki Vysshikh Rastenii (1968)
· Flora Indica; or descriptions … (1820)
· A Systematic Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Ferns in Ceylon (1885)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ṭavaḷī (टवळी).—f A chip or thin piece sliced off (as of a cocoanut-shell, the scalp &c.) 2 The cocoanut-saucer for the oil of a lamp. 3 The fore part of the skull, sinciput. 4 A term of abuse among women.

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ṭavāḷī (टवाळी).—f Idle, selfwilled, unruly, mischievous ways (esp. of a child). 2 Reviling or ridiculing practices or acts: also mimicking or mocking.

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tavalī (तवली).—f A metal or earthen vessel of a certain description. Similar to bāḍagī.

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

ṭavaḷī (टवळी).—f A chip or thin piece sliced off. The fore part of the skull, sinci- put. A term of abuse among women.

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ṭavaḷī (टवळी).—f Idle, self-will- ed, unruly, mischievous ways.

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tavalī (तवली).—f A kind of metal vessel.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ṭavaḷi (ಟವಳಿ):—

1) [noun] lack of honesty; a disposition to lie, cheat or steal; deceiving; dishonesty.

2) [noun] a false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; an intentional untruth; a falsehood; a lie.

3) [noun] the feeling, attitude or expression of disdaining; the feeling of contempt.

4) [noun] a man who habitually cheats another; a fraud or cheat.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Ṭavaḷi (டவளி) noun [Telugu: ṭhavaḷi, K. ṭhavaḷi.] Fraud, deceit, lie; வஞ்சகம். [vanchagam.] Local usage

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Ṭavāli (டவாலி) noun < Persn. dawāli. Peon's belt on which a badge is worn; வில்லையோடு கூடிய சேவகரது தோட்கச்சை. [villaiyodu kudiya sevagarathu thodkachai.] Colloq.

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Tavāḷi (தவாளி) [tavāḷittal] 11 intransitive verb probably from dvāra. cf. துவாளி-. [thuvali-.] To make flutings or grooves, as in carpentry; to dig a channel; கால் வாய் முதலியன தோண்டுதல். [kal vay muthaliyana thonduthal.] (J.)

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Tāvaḷi (தாவளி) noun perhaps from dhāvalya. [K. dāvaḷi.] Woollen cloth, blanket; கம்பளம். மடி தாவளி. [kambalam. madi thavali.] Colloq.

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Tāvaḷi (தாவளி) noun See தாவளியம். [thavaliyam.] Local usage

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Tāvaḷi (தாவளி) noun See தாவணி¹. ((சங்கத்தகராதி) தமிழ்சொல்லகராதி) [thavani¹. ((sangathagarathi) thamizhsollagarathi)]

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Tavāḷi (தவாளி) [tavāḷittal] 11 transitive verb To be unable to manage; சமாளிக்க இயலாது தத்தளித் தல். [samalikka iyalathu thathalith thal.] Pond.

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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