Yavanala, Yāvanāla, Yavanāla, Yava-nala: 4 definitions


Yavanala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yāvanāla (यावनाल).—m S A grain commonly called jōndhaḷā, Holcus Sorghum. yāvanālakaṇa dēkhīta with neg. con. Not even a grain of jōndhaḷā, none at all.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yāvanāla (यावनाल).—A kind of corn.

-lī Sugar extracted for Yavanāla.

Derivable forms: yāvanālaḥ (यावनालः).

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Yavanāla (यवनाल).—a kind of cereal plant and its grain (Mar. joṃdhaḷā).

Derivable forms: yavanālaḥ (यवनालः).

Yavanāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yava and nāla (नाल).

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

Yavanāla (यवनाल).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. A sort of grass, very generally cultivated, and the grain extensively eaten, (Andropogon or Holcus bicolor.) “dedhāna” 2. Barley straw. E. yava barley, nāla culm or stalk; also yāvanāla .

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Yāvanāla (यावनाल).—m.

(-laḥ) A kind of grain, (Zea mays.) “janāra”. f. (-lī) Sugar prepared from Zea mays. E. yavanāla, aṇ pleonasm.

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

1) Yavanāla (यवनाल):—[=yava-nāla] [from yava] a m. Andropogon Bicolor or Sorghum, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] barley-straw (?), [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [=yava-nāla] b etc. See p. 847, col. 2.

4) Yāvanāla (यावनाल):—[=yāva-nāla] [from yāva] a m. = yava-n (f(ī). sugar extracted from Yāvanāla)

5) b yāvaśūka See under 2. yāva.

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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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