Alina, Alīna, Ālīna: 14 definitions
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Kavya (poetry)Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)
Ālīna (आलीन) in Sanskrit (or Allīṇa in Prakrit) refers to “attached to the steps of”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—Cf. [(51) 95.10], § 2 “who joined” (CDIAL 1386; Williams 1959 p. 358).
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
alīna : (adj.) not sluggish; active.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Alina (अलिन).—a. [al-bāhu° inan] Greatly advanced in penance (tapobhirativṛddha).
-naḥ Name of a tribe; Ṛgveda 7.18.7.
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Ālīna (आलीन).—p. p.
2) Sticking or clinging to; आलीनचन्दनौ (ālīnacandanau) R.4.51; so °भ्रमरे पद्मे (bhramare padme).
3) Melted, fused.
-nam, -nakam 1 Tin.
3) Contact.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Alīna (अलीन).—(a-līna), adj. (= Pali id.; neg. of līna, q.v.), not dis- pirited or faint-hearted; intrepid: Mahāvyutpatti 491 = Tibetan ma zhum pa; often associated with adīna: Lalitavistara 23.14, 18 (in 18 adīnālīnaṃ); 284.19 alīnā adīnā; 318.12 adīno 'līnaḥ (of the Bodhisattva); 415.6 -vīrya alīnu; Mahāvastu ii.354.1 °na- kāya-mānasāḥ; alīna-vikrāntaṃ (cognate acc.) vikramanto Mahāvastu ii.267.17, or…vikrame (aor.) 399.12, marching (striding) an intrepid march (stride), or he marched etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Melted, fused. E. āṅ before lī to melt, kta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ālīna (आलीन).—[adjective] clinging to ([accusative]), cowering, hid in (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Alina (अलिन):—m. [plural] Name of a tribe, [Ṛg-veda vii, 18, 7.]
2) Ālīna (आलीन):—[=ā-līna] [from ā-lī] mfn. having come close to, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Harivaṃśa; Raghuvaṃśa]
3) [v.s. ...] dwelling or abiding in [Kathāsaritsāgara]
4) [v.s. ...] crouched, stooped, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ālīna (आलीन):—[ā-līna] (naḥ-nā-naṃ) p. Melted, fused.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Alīna (अलीन) [Also spelled alin]:—(nf) a side pillar.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Ālīṇa (आलीण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ālīna.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] that cannot be dissolved; indissoluble.
2) [adjective] that is not dissolving.
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Ālīna (ಆಲೀನ):—[adjective] resolved (as a soluble in water) 2) lied on the ground; reclined.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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