बलि

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

बलि (balim

  1. offering, gift, oblation (RV., etc.)
  2. tax (Br., Mn., MBh., etc.)
  3. propitiatory sacrifice
  4. scraps (W.)
  5. animal sacrificed to Durga (MW.)
  6. the handle of a chowrie (Megh.)
  7. Mahabali (MBh., Pur., etc.)
  8. a name of Indra (Pur.)
  9. name of a मुनि (muni) (MBh.)
  10. name of a king (Pañcat.)
  11. name of a son of Sutapas (Hariv., Pur.)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0723