Helana, Hēlanā, Helanā: 11 definitions


Helana 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hēlanā (हेलना).—f (S) Treating with contumely or disregard, slighting: also slight, contempt, disrespect.

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hēḷaṇā (हेळणा).—f hēḷaṇī f (hēlanā) Treating with contempt, disrespect, or disregard: also contempt or slight; low or light estimation or consideration.

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

hēlanā (हेलना).—f Treating with disregard; disrespect.

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hēḷaṇā (हेळणा) [-ṇī, -णी].—See hēlanā.

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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

Helana (हेलन) or Helanā (हेलना).—

1) Disregarding, slighting, contempt, insulting.

2) Sporting amorously, wanton dalliance.

Derivable forms: helanam (हेलनम्).

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

Helana (हेलन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Disrespect, disregard, contempt. 2. Wantoning, dalliance. E. hil to disregard, aff. lyuṭ; also with ana, helanā .

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

Helana (हेलन).—[hel + ana], n. 1. Disregard, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 1, 19, 2. 2. Dalliance.

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

Helana (हेलन).—[neuter] derision, contempt.

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

1) Helana (हेलन):—[from heL] See deva-h.

2) [from heL] a etc. See p. 1305, col. 2.

3) [from hel] b n. the act of slighting, disregard, contempt, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] sporting amorously, wanton dalliance (cf.hil), [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Helana (हेलन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Disrespect, disregard; dalliance.

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

Helana (हेलन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Hīlaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Helana 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hēlana (ಹೇಲನ):—

1) [noun] a personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult; affront.

2) [noun] a port; a play.

3) [noun] an erotic play.

4) [noun] ridicule, contempt or derision; mockery.

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Hēḷana (ಹೇಳನ):—[noun] = ಹೇಲನ [helana].

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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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