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- with a large tube/ reed
- the pseudonym adopted by Arjuna, when he took on the identity, personality and guise of a transgender, or a third-gender, court performer and a teacher of dance and music, during the period of disguised exile during the Pāndavas’ stay at the palace of King Virāţa (M. Bh.).
Sometimes transliterated as: Brhannala, BRhannalA, Brrihannalaa