Ilī

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Ili, IlI, Ili


Gender

Ilī is a feminine form.

Origin

Ilī is extracted from "ila gatau kṣepaṇe" which can be split as ca+ka+ṅīṣ by the rule ‘kṛdikārādaktinaḥ’.

Meaning

Ilī is a hand held weapon like a cudgel or a short sword.[1]

Synonyms

  1. Īlī
  2. Karapālikā
  3. Hātakkuri[2]


References

  1. As per Rāyamakuṭa and Amara.
  2. In Hindi.
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu