Cilla, aka: Cillā; 5 Definition(s)


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

cillā (चिल्ला).—m ( H) A bowstring.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cillā (चिल्ला).—m A bowstring.

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

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cilla (चिल्ल).—m. (Sanskrit Lex.), a kind of falcon: Mvy 4905 = Tibetan ḥol bu (Jä. and Das ḥol pa, Das a kind of kite, Jä. vulture?).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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: Shabda-Sagara 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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Sacillaka (सचिल्लक).—mfn. (-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Blear-eyed. E. sa for saha with, cilla a bad eye, kan a...
Cillabhakṣyā (चिल्लभक्ष्या).—f. (-kṣyā) A vegetable perfume: see haṭṭavilāsinī. E. cilla a kite...
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