Cila, Cilā: 3 definitions


Cila 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Cila (चिल).—The sign of the aorist (लुड् (luḍ)) for which generally सिच् (sic) and अङ्, क्स, चङ् (aṅ, ksa, caṅ) and चिण् (ciṇ) are substituted in specified cases; cf. P. III. 1. 43-66.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cilā (चिला).—m (Properly cirā) A strip of cloth with lines of gold thread, forming a turban.

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cīla (चील).—f A particular esculent vegetable.

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cīla (चील).—f R (For cīra) A longitudinal opening; a cleft, chink, cranny, fissure: also a long and narrow chasm, lane, pass.

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cīḷa (चीळ).—f Sudden spurting forth of milk (from the breast or udder). v phuṭa.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

cīḷa (चीळ).—f Sudden spurting forth of milk.

context information

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.

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