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नल

नल
 nala [ nala ]


m. ( cf. naḍá, naLá ) a species of reed, Amphidonax Karka ( 8-12 feet high ) cf. Gobh. cf. MBh. etc.

a measure of length cf. MBh. ( v.l. tala )

a partic. form of constellation in which all the planets or stars are grouped in double mansions cf. Var

the 50th year of the cycle of Jupiter which lasts 60 years cf. Cat.

N. of a divine being mentioned with Yama cf. Karmapr. ( = pitṛ-deva, or -daiva cf. L.

a deified progenitor cf. W. )

of a Daitya cf. BrahmaP.

of a king of the Nishadhas ( son of Vīra-sena and husband of Damayantī ) cf. MBh. cf. Pur.

of a son of Nishadha and father of Nabha or Nabhas cf. Hariv. cf. Ragh. cf. VP.

of a descendant of the latter Nala ( son of Su-dhanvan and father of Uktha ) cf. Hariv. cf. VP.

of a son of Yadu cf. Pur.

of a monkey-chief ( son of Tvashṭṛ or Viśva-karman ; -setu ). cf. MBh. cf. R.

of a medic. author cf. Cat.

( ī ), f. a kind of perfume or red arsenic cf. L. ( cf. naṭī )

n. the blossom of Nelumbium Speciosum cf. L. ( cf. nalina, °nī )

smell, odour cf. L. ( cf. √ nal )




nala-kānana [ nalakAnana ]

m. pl. N. of a people cf. MBh. cf. VP. ( = naLakân° ?

v.l. nalakālaka, nabhakānana )



nala-kīla [ nalakIla ]

m. the knee cf. L.



nala-kūbara [ nalakUbara ]

m. N. of a son of Kubera cf. MBh.

-saṃhitā f. N. of wk.



nala-giri [ nalagiri ]

m. N. of Pradyota's elephant cf. Megh



nala-campū [ nalacampU ]

f. N. of an artificial poem ( half prose half verse ) = Damayantī-kathā



nala-carita [ nalacarita ]

and n. N. of a poem and a drama. - 1



nala-caritra [ nalacaritra ]

n. N. of a poem and a drama. - 1



nala-da [ nalada ]

( ná° ), m. or n. Nardostachys Jatamansi, Indian spikenard cf. AV. cf. Suśr. etc. ( also ā f. cf. L. ; narada ).

the root of Andropogon Muricatus cf. Naish. ( -tva n. cf. ib. )

the blossom of Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis cf. L.

the honey or nectar of a flower cf. L.

( ā ), f. N. of a daughter of Raudr^aśva cf. Hariv.

( ī' ), f. N. of an Apsaras cf. AV.

°dika mf ( ī ) n. dealing in Indian spikenard, g. -kiśorâdi. 2



nala-da [ nalada ]

mfn. bringing near king Nala, Naish ( -tva n. cf. ib. )



nala-paṭṭikā [ nalapaTTikA ]

f. a mat made with reeds cf. L.



nala-pāka-śāstra [ nalapAkazAstra ]

n. N. of a manual on cookery



nala-pura [ nalapura ]

n. N. of a town cf. Inscr.

of cf. Naishṣ town = Nishadhā cf. Gal.



nala-priyā [ nalapriyA ]

f. ' beloved of Nala ', N. of Damayantī cf. ib.



nala-bhūmipāla-nāṭaka [ nalabhUmipAlanATaka ]

n. N. of a drama



nala-mālin [ nalamAlin ]

m. ' reed-garlanded ', N. of an ocean cf. Jātakam



nala-mīna [ nalamIna ]

m. a kind of fish cf. L. ( v.l. tala-m° )



nala-yādava-rāghava-pāṇḍavīya [ nalayAdavarAghavapANDavIya ]

and n. N. of 2 poems



nala-varṇana [ nalavarNana ]

n. N. of 2 poems



nala-setu [ nalasetu ]

m. ' Nala bridge ', the causeway constructed by the monkey Nala for Rāma from the continent to Laṅkā ( the modern Adam's Bridge ) cf. MBh. cf. R. cf. Suśr.



nala-sena [ nalasena ]

m. N. of a prince cf. L.



nala-stotra [ nalastotra ]

n. N. of a poem



nalânanda [ nalAnanda ]

m. ' Nala's joy ', N. of a drama



nalêdhma [ naledhma ]

m. reeds serving as fuel



nalêśvaratīrtha [ nalezvaratIrtha ]

n. N. of a sacred bathing-place cf. Śivag



nalôttama [ nalottama ]

m. Arundo Bengalensis cf. L.



nalôdaya [ nalodaya ]

m. ' Nala's rise ', N. of an artificial poem ascribed to Kālidāsa



nalôpâkhyāna [ nalopAkhyAna ]

n. ' the story of Nala ' in cf. MBh. iii, 6, 52-77