Meaning: “Jewel, gem.”
Pronunciation: (OH-puh-leen); (OH-puh-line)
Nicknames: Opal, Opie
Detail: The word derives from Sanskrit
upala meaning “jewel”, which also gave the Greek opallios, the Latin opalus, and the English opal.
The opal is an iridescent gemstone, popular for many centuries. It is the birthstone of October.
Pronunciation: (VEH-nih); (VEH-nee)
Detail: Veni is associated with a type of honey plant.
“Veni, vidi, vici”
Meaning: “Diffusing light, radiance, beauty.”
Detail: This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
Pronunciation: (IHB-ih); (IH-bee)
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Meaning: “Light of a lamp.”
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Meaning: “Light; lantern.”
Nicknames: Deep, Deepa, Pika
Variation of Dipika
Meaning: “Sapphire; blue; color of the sea.”
Nicknames: Nee, Neeli
Detail: Neelakurinji is a plant that used to grow abundantly in the shola grasslands of South India. The Nilgiri Hills, which literally means “the blue mountains”, got their name from these purplish blue flowers that blossoms gregariously only once in 12 years.
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