Heli, Hēli: 7 definitions


Heli 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

Kavya (poetry)

Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Heli (हेलि) refers to the Sun, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 2.80; 3.80; 22.13.—Cf. Yaśastilaka verse 3.403. Cf. also Bhaviṣyatpurāṇa quoted in Kṛtyakalpataru (op. cit.), p. 141.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hēli (हेलि).—m S The sun. Ex. kiṃ hēli ugavatāṃ niḥśēṣa || dōṣā sara pragaṭē prakāśa ||.

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

hēli (हेलि).—m The sun.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Heli (हेलि).—[hil-in] The sun; व्यतरन्नरुणाय विश्रमं सृजते हेलिहयालिकालनाम् (vyatarannaruṇāya viśramaṃ sṛjate helihayālikālanām) N.2.8;3.8; विक्रीय तं हेलिहिरण्यपिण्डं तारा- वराटानियमादित द्योः (vikrīya taṃ helihiraṇyapiṇḍaṃ tārā- varāṭāniyamādita dyoḥ) N.22.13; हेलिः केलिसरोजबन्धुः (heliḥ kelisarojabandhuḥ) Yaśastilaka 3.43; also हेलिकः (helikaḥ) in this sense. -f.

1) Wanton or amorous sport, dalliance.

2) An embrace.

3) A marriage-procession in the street.

Derivable forms: heliḥ (हेलिः).

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

Heli (हेलि).—m.

(-liḥ) The sun. f.

(-liḥ) Dalliance, wanton sport. E. hil to dally, Unadi aff. in; also with ṇini, helin m. (-lī .)

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

Heli (हेलि).—[hel + i], m. 1. The sun (borrowed from ), Bhaviṣyap., see Aufrecht, Ujjvalad. 267, n. 2. Embracing.

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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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