Vallaki, Vallakī: 8 definitions
Vallaki 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vallakī : (f.) an Indian lute.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vallakī, (f.) cp. Epic Sk. vallakī, BSk. vallikī Divy 108; MVastu I. 227) the Indian lute Abhp 138. (Page 603)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vallakī (वल्लकी).—f S The Indian lute. Ex. maga va0 kāḍhūna || śrutisvara mēḷavūna || ārambhilēṃ śivakīrttana || śravaṇēṃ paśa pakṣī uddharati ||.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vallakī (वल्लकी).—[vall kvun gaurā° ṅīṣ Uṇ.5.44] The (Indian) lute; अजस्रमास्फालितवल्लकीगुणक्षतोज्ज्वलाङ्गुष्ठनखांशुभिन्नया (ajasramāsphālitavallakīguṇakṣatojjvalāṅguṣṭhanakhāṃśubhinnayā) Śi. 1.9;4.57; Ṛs.1.8; R.8.41;19.13.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vallakī (वल्लकी).—f. (-kī) The Vina, or Indian lute. E. vall to cover, aff. kvun .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vallakī (वल्लकी).—[feminine] a kind of lute.
Vallakī can also be spelled as Vallaki (वल्लकि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vallakī (वल्लकी):—[from vall] f. a kind of lute (often mentioned with the Vīṇā), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (also ki)
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a [particular] configuration of the stars caused by the position of the planets in seven houses, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
3) [v.s. ...] Boswellia Thurifera, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 25 - Origin of the Epithet Nīlakaṇṭha (Śiva swallowing poison) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Chapter IX(b) - The Five Hundred Merchants (metrical) < [Volume III]
Chapter XVI - The great renunciation again < [Volume II]