Chalana, aka: Chalanā; 2 Definition(s)


Chalana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhalana.

Ambiguity: Although Chalana has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Calana. It further has the optional forms Chālana.

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Marathi-English dictionary

chalanā (छलना).—f (chala S) Teasing, harassing, annoying.

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chaḷaṇa (छळण).—n chaḷaṇī f chaḷaṇūka f (chaḷaṇēṃ) Teasing, tormenting, harassing.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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 dictionary

Chalana (छलन) or Chalanā (छलना).—[chal ṇic bhāve lyuṭ]

1) Deceiving, cheating, outwitting; अथोपपत्तिं छलनापरोऽपराम् (athopapattiṃ chalanāparo'parām) Śi.1.69.

2) Fraud, trick.

Derivable forms: chalanam (छलनम्).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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.

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From the Haṭha Yogha Pradīpikā (chapter III): “Kutilāngī (crooked-bodied), Kuṇḍalinī, Bhujan...
Chalaka (छलक).—a. Delusive, cheating.
chalajā (छलजा).—f chaḷa m chaḷaṇa n ṇā-ṇī, chaḷaṇūka f Teasing.

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