From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By M. A. Alwar
Ilī is a hand held weapon like a cudgel or a short sword.
Ilī is a feminine form.
Ilī is extracted from "ila gatau kṣepaṇe" which can be split as ca+ka+ṅīṣ by the rule ‘kṛdikārādaktinaḥ’.
- As per Rāyamakuṭa and Amara.
- In Hindi.
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu