Mekhala, Mekhalā: 41 definitions

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Mekhala means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi, 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.

Mekhala has 39 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Mikhla.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mekhala (मेखल):—

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Mekhala (मेखल):—

2) i) Nomen proprium eines Frauenzimmers [Kathāsaritsāgara 104, 19.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mekhala (मेखल):——

1) m. oder n. Gurt , Gürtel.

2) m. Pl. Nomen proprium eines Volkes ; richtig mekala. —

3) f. mekhalā — a) Gurt , Gürtel ; bei Männern , Frauen und Pferden ; auch übertragen auf Alles , was Etwas gürtelartig umschliesst. Am Ende eines adj. Comp. f. ā. — b) das Ablegen des Gürtels , die dabei stattfindende Ceremonie. — c) *Schwertriemen , Wehrgehenk. — d) Bez. der um den Altar gezogenen Stricke. — e) *Gürtelgegend , Hüfte. — f) ein best. Theil an einer Feuergrube [Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,130,9.14,133,22.23.134,8.23.24.135,3.fgg.136,7.12.fgg.] — g) Abhang , Thalwand eines Berges. — h) *Hemionitis cordifolia [Rājan 4,37.] — i) *Beiname des Flusses Narmadā ; richtig mekalā. — k) Nomen proprium — α) einer Oertlichkeit (?). — β) verschiedener Frauen [Viddhaśālabhañjikākhyanāṭikā 37,1.]

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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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