Turi, Turī: 12 definitions

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Turi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, 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

Kavya (poetry)

Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Turī (तुरी) refers to an “implement of weaving” or “the beam of a loom round which the cloth as it is woven wraps itself”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 1.12.—Cf. Āryāsaptaśatī (verse 443). The word [turī] is frequently used in the philosophical literature as an illustration, e.g., in Nyāyavārtika 4.1.21; and in Śaṃkarabhāṣya 2.3.7.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Turī, a hen Th. 2, 381 (=migī ThA. 254) (v. l. korī, cp. Tamil kōḷi hen). (Page 305)

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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

turī (तुरी).—f (S) A weaver's beam.

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

turī (तुरी).—f A weaver's beam.

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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

Turī (तुरी).—Ved. Great strength.

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Turī (तुरी) or Turi (तुरि).—[tur-in ṅīp]

1) The fibrous stick used by weavers to clear and separate the threads of the woof.

2) A shuttle; तद्भटचातुरीतुरी (tadbhaṭacāturīturī) N.1.12.

3) A painter's brush.

Derivable forms: , turiḥ (तुरिः).

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

Turi (तुरि).—f.

(-riḥ) See the next; also tuli. E. tura-in .

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Turī (तुरी).—f. (-rī) 1. A brush or a fibrous stick used by weavers to clean and separate the threads of the woof. 2. A painter’s brush, &c. see tulī.

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

Turi (तुरि).—[feminine] victorious strength (only [dative] turyai), also = seq.

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Turī (तुरी).—[feminine] the weaver’s brush.

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

1) Turi (तुरि):—[from turāyaṇa > tur] a f. (only [dative case] ryai) = ryā, [Ṛg-veda x, 106, 4]

2) [v.s. ...] ‘swift’, a weaver’s brush (also tuli and ), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Turī (तुरी):—[from turāyaṇa > tur] a f. idem, [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra ii, 1, 19 and 3, 7; Śaṃkarācārya; Tarkasaṃgraha 55]

4) [v.s. ...] a shuttle, [Naiṣadha-carita i, 12]

5) [v.s. ...] (for tūlī) a painter’s brush (also tuli, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]]), [Horace H. Wilson]

6) [v.s. ...] Name of a wife of Vasudeva, [Harivaṃśa 9203] ([= caturthī = śūdrā [Scholiast or Commentator]])

7) Turi (तुरि):—[from turas-peya] b See, [ib.]

8) Turī (तुरी):—[from turas-peya] b See, [ib.]

9) Tūrī (तूरी):—[from tūra] f. a thorn-apple, [Bhāvaprakāśa v, 3, 86.]

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

1) Turi (तुरि):—(riḥ) 1. f. A brush, weaver’s fibrous stick, or painter’s brush.

2) Turī (तुरी):—(rī) 1. f. Idem.

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Turi 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

Turi (ತುರಿ):—

1) [verb] to make hollow; to bore or drill a hollow; to hollow out.

2) [verb] to grind into shreds or particles by rubbing or scraping; to grate; to scrape.

3) [verb] to cut off (the head as to kill a person).

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Turi (ತುರಿ):—

1) [noun] long, thin strips or pieces made by grating, scraping etc.; gratings; scrapings; shreds.

2) [noun] a hole or bore made by drilling; a hollowed part; a cavity.

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Turi (ತುರಿ):—

1) [noun] the sensation of itching on the skin.

2) [noun] any of various skin disorders accompanied by severe irritation of the skin, as scabies.

3) [noun] an itching desire for sexual gratification.

4) [noun] ತುರಿಯಿದ್ದವನಿಗೆ ನಾಚಿಗೆಯಿಲ್ಲ [turiyiddavanige nacigeyilla] turiyiddavanige nācikeyilla (prov.) indomitable desire for sexual gratification never knows modesty or decency.

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Turi (ತುರಿ):—[noun] = ತುರವ [turava].

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Turi (ತುರಿ):—

1) [noun] a stick, with a brush-type head used by a weaver to untangle and set right the threads on a loom.

2) [noun] a device containing a reel or spool of the woof thread, used in weaving to carry the thread back and forth between the warp threads; a shuttle.

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Tuṟi (ತುಱಿ):—

1) [noun] the sensation of itching on the skin.

2) [noun] any of various skin disorders accompanied by severe irritation of the skin, as scabies.

3) [noun] an itching desire for sexual gratification.

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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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