Vallari, Vallarī: 9 definitions


Vallari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Vallarī (वल्लरी) refers to the “florescence” of a tree, as mentioned in the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Vallarī] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

Note: Vallarī is also a technical term for “creepers” and “climbers”.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vallarī : (f.) a bunch; a cluster.

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

Vallarī, (f.) (cp. Class. Sk. vallarī, Halāyudha II. 30) a branching footstalk, a compound pedicle Abhp 550. The word is found in BSk. in meaning of “musical instrument” at Divy 315 and passim. (Page 603)

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vallari (वल्लरि) or Vallarī (वल्लरी).—f. [vall-ari vā ṅīp]

1) A creeping plant; अनपायिनि संश्रयदुमे गजभग्ने पतनाय वल्लरी (anapāyini saṃśrayadume gajabhagne patanāya vallarī) Ku.4.31; तमोवल्लरी (tamovallarī) Māl.5.7.

2) A branching foot-stalk; चित्रश्रीरलमलकाग्र- वल्लरीभिः (citraśrīralamalakāgra- vallarībhiḥ) Śi.8.56.

3) Trigonella Foenum Graecum (Mar. methī).

Derivable forms: vallariḥ (वल्लरिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vallarī (वल्लरी).—once °ri (1) (= AMg. id.) a musical instru-ment, acc. to Tibetan three-stringed lute (vīṇā): Mvy 5019 = Tibetan pi-waṅ (vīṇā) rgyud gsum pa (three-stringed); veṇu- vallari-sughoṣakā Divy 221.24 (only case written °ri); always in cpd. lists of instruments, Divy 315.12; 317.23; 320.6; 459.4; (2) a stalk or panicle of rice-kernels: śāli-°ryo MSV ii.61.12, Tibetan ḥbras kyi (of rice) sñe ma (regularly ear of corn); = śīrṣan, q.v. (Cf. Childers and PTSD s.v. vallarī, citing a Pali Lex. with meaning a compound pedicle.)

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

Vallari (वल्लरि).—f. (-riḥ or ) 1. A compound pedicle. 2. A creeping or twining plant. E. vall to cover, aran aff, ṅīp optionally added.

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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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