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Definition of the noun salai

What does salai mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. East Indian tree yielding a resin used medicinally and burned as incense


Who is Salai?

Salai a.k.a. Salaì: Gian Giacomo Caprotti da Oreno, better known as Salaì, was an Italian artist and pupil of Leonardo da Vinci from 1490 to 1518. Salai entered Leonardo's household at the age of 10. He created paintings under the name of Andrea Salai. He was described as one of Leonardo's students and lifelong servant and is the presumed model for Leonardo's paintings St. John the Baptist and Bacchus.

  • also known as 吉安·贾可蒙·卡坡蒂·达奥伦诺
  • born in (535 years ago) in Vimercate
  • nationality: Italy
  • died in (491 years ago) in Milan


Salai is a fictional character from the 2000 film Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry.


Salai is a specially designed turban needle that is used by Sikhs for tucking hair inside from Patka and is also used for smoothing out the folds of dastar. It is an important item for bringing the charm of turban. There are various ranges of Salai used by Sikhs.

Phrases with Salai

  1. Cueta Salai
  2. Tmarus salai
  3. Nemoura Salai
  4. Psocidus Salai
  5. Neopanorpa Salai
  6. Paramunida Salai
  7. Diplectrona salai
  8. Atelognathus salai
  9. Species Cueta Salai
  10. species Tmarus salai
  11. Species Nemoura Salai
  12. Species Psocidus Salai
  13. species Neopanorpa salai
  14. species Diplectrona salai
  15. species Atelognathus salai

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Salai

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Google previewWhat Would Pope Francis Do? Bringing the Good News to People in Need (2016)

by Sean Salai, S.J.

For anyone who wants to accept Pope Francis's invitation to live closer to Jesus, Salai is the perfect travel companion: witty, wise, and challenging.” — Austen Ivereigh, author of The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope ...

Google previewDilleniaceae to Leguminosae (Papilionaceae) (1921)

by Robert Scott Troup

The salai is a strong light-demander. It has great vitality ; in order to kill trees by girdling, in the interests of more valuable species, the out has to be made both deep and broad. It stands fire better than almost any other species in the dry tracts ...

Google previewSociety, Politics, and Development in North East India (2008)

Essays in Memory of Dr. Basudeb Datta Ray by Asok Kumar Ray, Satyabrata Chakraborty

Yek Salai means the kinship relation of the clan and lineages and sub-lineages having a common ancestor. Marriage within the clan was not approved and such restriction was known as Yekthoknaba (having consanguineous kinship). Thus ...

Google previewCombating Human Trafficking (2015)

Gaps in Policy and Law by Veerendra Mishra

Salai is a small village of 25 Bedia houses, 23 Gujjar houses, and three houses of Rai community. The latter two come under OBC category and the former is listed under scheduled caste, though paradoxically they were historically mentioned ...

Google previewMy Big Book Of Ss 3 (Rev.)

by Pushpa Jain

Anna Salai is a famous building in Chennai. 4. The Marina Beach is the longest beach in the world. 5. Gandhi Mandapam is in Chennai. B. Fill in the missing letters. 1. Chennai was earlier known as ...

Google previewWives and Midwives (1983)

Childbirth and Nutrition in Rural Malaysia by Carol Laderman

Salai is a word used "generally of processes where prolonged exposure to heat ( not extreme heat) are required" (Wilkinson 1959:1005). Translating salaian as " roasting" ups the temperature considerably in the minds of English speakers.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Tourism Resources in India (2001)

by Manohar Sajnani

The Victoria Technical Institute of Anna Salai is an important place of tourist interest, housing a permanent exhibition of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Lubdn, salai, kundro, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

Luba'n, salai, kundro, Baum; Saleya, LQHAR— DUGGA; Salga, SANTAL ; Anduku, anduga, gaggar, dumsal, KUMAON ; Salla, bor-salei. ganga, GOND.

Google previewA Sea Dyak Dictionary, in Alphabetical Parts, with Examples and Quotations Shewing the Use and Meaning of Words (1900)

by William Howell, D. J. S. Bailey

dried (salai);~ ...

Google previewA New English-Hindustani Dictionary (1883)

With Illustrations from English Literature and Colloquial English, Tr. Into Hindustani by S. W. Fallon

jail bunne ki salai. 2. dori; (Cor.) baban. Bobbinet, (Cor.) babannait, babarnait, babar- lait ; lot jail ; jail lot. Bobbinwork, n. jalr ka kam. Bobbish, adj. (Slang) khasa ; chokha ; khush. Bobby, n. (Slang) dande-vala; patte-vala; pulis-vala. Bode ...

Google previewDictionary of Painters and Engravers (1889)

Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan

Among the scholars who shared its advantages were Beltraffio, Lnca Paciolo, Andrea Salai, Francesco Melzi, Loinazzo, and Cesare da Sesto. On the downfall and captivity of Duke Ludovico, in 1500, Leonardo betook himself to Venice, where ...

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Chennai - RK Salai Skyline

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How to play/improve Bass in Chin (Falam) dialect- by Salai Tuk

Bass Tum Thiam Ding Salai Tuk.

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Scrabble value of S1A1L1A1I1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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