Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] Indian
Intricate ornamental openwork in wood, metal, stone, etc. [as modifier]: a bamboo jali bedside cabinet
More example sentences
- Its intricately carved windows have beautiful jali or filigree work that is a feature of all buildings of the period in Ahmedabad.
- Murri work, taipchi, jali, dhun etc are some of the common varieties of chikan work.
- She installed her naive ceramic figures in an enclosure made from jali, a traditional decorative lattice used in Indian architecture.
Urdu, from jaal 'a net'.
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