Bhilla: 7 definitions
Bhilla means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Bhilla (भिल्ल).—A tribe.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 7. 19.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhilla (भिल्ल).—m (S) A race of people that inhabit hills, forests, fastnesses, and subsist by hunting and robbing: also an individual of that race, a Bhil.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
bhilla (भिल्ल).—m A race of people that inhabit hills, a Bhil.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhilla (भिल्ल).—Name of a wild tribe (who lives in the Vindhya hills, in the forests of Mālawa, Mewar, Khandesha and the Deccan); मलये भिल्लपुरन्ध्री चन्दनतरुकाष्ठमिन्धनं कुरुते (malaye bhillapurandhrī candanatarukāṣṭhamindhanaṃ kurute) Subhāṣ.
-llī 1 The lodhra tree.
2) A woman of the Bhil tribe; भिल्ली पल्लवशङ्कया वितनुते सान्दुद्रुम (bhillī pallavaśaṅkayā vitanute sāndudruma) ... Udb.
Derivable forms: bhillaḥ (भिल्लः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhilla (भिल्ल).—m. A barbarian of a particular tribe.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+4): Bhillabhushana, Bhillagavi, Medabhilla, Bhillana, Bhilli, Bhillota, Bhilavada, Bhillicakreshvara, Bhillaci Hatti, Bhila, Bhillataru, Parnaka, Katakai, Kalabhila, Antyaja, Pulinduka, Gava, Nirbhaya, Mayabatu, Mayavatu.
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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
List of 18 guilds < [Notes]
Part 30: Mlecchas < [Chapter III - The initiation and omniscience of Ajita]
Part 3: Previous birth of Bandhudatta < [Chapter IV - The wandering and emancipation of Pārśvanātha]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 28 - Śiva’s incarnation as Yatinātha haṃsa (swan) < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
Chapter 40 - The Kirāta-Arjuna dialogue < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
Chapter 39 - The demon Mūka is killed in the context of the incarnation of Kirāta < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 222 - Kāśī, Gokarṇa, Śivakāñcī, Tīrthasaptaka and Bhīmakuṇḍa < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 200 - The Episode of a Bhilla and a Lion < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 89 - The Miraculous Bath in the Water of Mānasa Lake < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)