बलि

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Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

बलि m

  1. religious offering
  2. revenue
  3. tax

Declension[edit]


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]

Masculine i-stem declension of बलि
Nom. sg. बलिः (baliḥ)
Gen. sg. बलेः (baleḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative बलिः (baliḥ) बली (balī) बलयः (balayaḥ)
Vocative बले (bale) बली (balī) बलयः (balayaḥ)
Accusative बलिम् (balim) बली (balī) बलीन् (balīn)
Instrumental बलिना (balinā) बलिभ्याम् (balibhyām) बलिभिः (balibhiḥ)
Dative बलये (balaye) बलिभ्याम् (balibhyām) बलिभ्यः (balibhyaḥ)
Ablative बलेः (baleḥ) बलिभ्याम् (balibhyām) बलिभ्यः (balibhyaḥ)
Genitive बलेः (baleḥ) बल्योः (balyoḥ) बलीनाम् (balīnām)
Locative बलौ (balau) बल्योः (balyoḥ) बलिषु (baliṣu)

References[edit]

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