Val: 7 definitions


Val means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Val (वल्).—Short term (प्रत्याहार (pratyāhāra)) for consonants excepting य् (y); cf. लोपो व्योर्वलि (lopo vyorvali) P. VI. 1.66; आर्धधातुकस्येड् वलादेः (ārdhadhātukasyeḍ valādeḥ) P. VII.2.35.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Val.—sometimes regarded as (1/20) of a gadyāṇa. Note: val 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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Val (वल्).—1 Ā. (valate; but sometimes valati also; valita)

1) To go, approach, hasten; अन्योन्यं शरवृष्टिरेव वलते (anyonyaṃ śaravṛṣṭireva valate) Mv.6. 41; प्रणयिनः परिरब्धुमथाङ्गना ववलिरे वलिरेचितमध्यमाः (praṇayinaḥ parirabdhumathāṅganā vavalire valirecitamadhyamāḥ) Śi.6.38; 6.11;19.42; त्वदभिसरणरभसेन वलन्ती पतति पदानि कियन्ति चलन्ती (tvadabhisaraṇarabhasena valantī patati padāni kiyanti calantī) Gīt.6.

2) To move, turn, move or turn round; वलितकन्धर (valitakandhara) Māl.1.29; Mv.6.41; दृष्टिरन्यतो न वलति (dṛṣṭiranyato na valati) K.

3) To turn to, be drawn or attracted towards, be attached to; हृदय- मदये तस्मिन्नेवं पुनर्वलते बलात् (hṛdaya- madaye tasminnevaṃ punarvalate balāt) Gīt.7; Nalod.3.5.

4) To increase; वलन्नूपुरनिस्वना (valannūpuranisvanā) S. D.116; अमन्दं कन्दर्पज्वरजनितचिन्ताकुलतया वलद्बाधां राधां सरसमिदमूचे सहचरी (amandaṃ kandarpajvarajanitacintākulatayā valadbādhāṃ rādhāṃ sarasamidamūce sahacarī) Gīt.1.

5) To cover, enclose.

6) To be covered, enclosed or surrounded.

7) To return. -With वि (vi) to move to and fro, roll about; स्विद्यति कूणति वेल्लति विवलति निमिषति विलोकयति तिर्यक् (svidyati kūṇati vellati vivalati nimiṣati vilokayati tiryak) K. P. 1.

-sam 1 to mix, blend.

2) to connect, unite with (mostly in p. p.; see saṃvalita)

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

Val (वल्).—r. 1st cl. (valate) 1. To cover. 2. To move. 3. To surround or enclose. 4. To go, to hasten. 5. To be attached to. 6. To grow, to increase. With vi, To move to and fro. r. 10th cl. (vālayati-te) To cherish or maintain.

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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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