पाल

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Hindi[edit]

Noun[edit]

पाल (pālm (Urdu spelling پال)

  1. sail
  2. (poetic) dyke, dam

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

पाल (pālam

  1. guard, protector, keeper
  2. herdsman
  3. protector of the earth, king, prince
  4. (also n) a spitting spittoon (as "recipient" ?)
  5. name of a serpent-demon of the race of vāsuki
  6. name of a prince
  7. (with भट्ट (bhaṭṭa)) name of an author

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 0622