Galana: 14 definitions

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Galana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 Galna.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Galana (गलन):—[galanaṃ] Crack on skin

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

galana (गलन).—n S Melting. 2 Dropping, trickling, oozing.

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gālana (गालन).—n S Fusing or melting. 2 Straining. 3 Distilling.

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gāḷaṇa (गाळण).—n (gāḷaṇēṃ) A quantity taken to be strained or sifted. 2 f fig. Distressed and harassed state (as from sickness or from a distracting business): also affrighted and overborne state: also disordered, confused, or destroyed state (as of a business or of articles through mismanagement or misuse). 3 Contemning, slighting, rejecting: also contemned state.

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gāḷaṇā (गाळणा).—f unc (gāḷaṇēṃ) Scared and confounded state; quailing state through terror. Ex. vāgha pāhilā mājhī gā0 jhālī. Ӕsop's fables. The proper word is gāḷaṇa q. v. The learner is here apprized that of the numerous uncouth and unknown words appearing, as in a special repository, in the Maraṭhi version of Ӕsop, only a few have been admitted into the Dictionary.

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

gāḷaṇa (गाळण).—f Distressed and harassed state (as from sickness or from a distract- ing business); also affrighted and overborne state; also disordered or destroyed state (as of a business or of articles through mismanagement). Contemning, slighting, rejecting.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Galana (गलन).—[gal bhāve lyuṭ]

1) Oozing, trickling, dripping.

2) Leaking.

3) Melting, fusing.

4) Falling down or off.

Derivable forms: galanam (गलनम्).

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Gālana (गालन).—[gal ṇic-bhāve lyuṭ]

1) Straining (fluids).

2) Fusing, liquefying, melting.

3) Reviling; cf. com. on Mb.12.68.31.

Derivable forms: gālanam (गालनम्).

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

Galana (गलन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Melting, fusing. 2. Trickling, dropping, oozing. 3. Falling. down or off. 4. Leaking. E. gal to drop, lyuṭ aff.

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Gālana (गालन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Straining fluids. 2. Fusing, liquefying, &c. E. gal to flow, causal form, affix lyuṭ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gālana (गालन).—[neuter] straining, filtering; abusing, reviling.

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

1) Galana (गलन):—[from gal] mfn. dropping, flowing, [Nirukta, by Yāska vi, 24]

2) [v.s. ...] n. dropping, trickling, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā i, 2 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) [v.s. ...] melting, fusing, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā xciv, 7]

4) [v.s. ...] falling down or off, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] leaking, [Horace H. Wilson]

6) Gālana (गालन):—[from gal] 1a n. straining fluids, [Nirukta, by Yāska vi, 24.]

7) [from gāla] 1b See √1. gai.

8) 2. gālana n. reviling, [Mahābhārata xii, 68, 31 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

9) ? [Hemacandra’s Yoga-śāstra iii, 110.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Galana (गलन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Melting; dropping.

2) Gālana (गालन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Straining; fusing.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Gālana (गालन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Gālaṇa, Gālaṇā.

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Galana in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Galanā (गलना) [Also spelled galna]:—(v) to melt; to decay; to rot; to be boiled or cooked till softened; to be frost-bitten.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Gālaṇa (गालण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Gālana.

2) Gālaṇā (गालणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Gālanā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Galana (ಗಲನ):—

1) [noun] the act of a liquid that drops; an instance of this.

2) [noun] the act of falling, sliding etc.

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Gāḷana (ಗಾಳನ):—[noun] the act of separating solid particles, impurities, etc. from a liquid passing it through a porous substance; filtering.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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