Cilla, Cillā: 6 definitions

Introduction

Cilla 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 Chilla.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cillā (चिल्ला).—m ( H) A bowstring.

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

cillā (चिल्ला).—m A bowstring.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cilla (चिल्ल).—a. [cilla-ac] Blear-eyed.

-llaḥ 1 A bleared or sored eye.

2) The (Bengal) kite; चिल्ला (cillā) also in this sense; बन्धनभ्रष्टो गृहकपोतश्चिल्लाया मुखे पतितः (bandhanabhraṣṭo gṛhakapotaścillāyā mukhe patitaḥ) M.4; cf. English "From the frying-pan into the fire".

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Cilla (चिल्ल).—m. (Sanskrit Lex.), a kind of falcon: Mahāvyutpatti 4905 = Tibetan ḥol bu (Jäschke (Tibetan-English Dictionary) and [Tibetan-English Dictionary] ḥol pa, [Tibetan-English Dictionary] a kind of kite, Jäschke (Tibetan-English Dictionary) vulture?).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cilla (चिल्ल).—mfn.

(-llaḥ-llī-llaṃ) Blear-eyed. m.

(-llaḥ) 1. The Bengal kite, (Falco cheela, Lath.) 2. A bleared or sore eye. f. (-llī) 1. A potherb, said to be a small kind of Chenopodium: see vāstuka. 2. A cricket. E. cill to be flaccid or loose, affix acḥ see culla, or ni preposition, lac in the second sense, and cil substituted for ni. or cill ac . pakṣibhede . (cil) klinne tri0 .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Cilla (चिल्ल):—[from cill] mfn. blear-eyed (cf. culla, pilla), [Pāṇini 5-2, 33], [vArttika] 2

2) [v.s. ...] m. n. a bleared or sore eye, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] m. the Bengal kite, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

context information

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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