Hilana, Hīḷana, Hīlana, Hīlanā: 3 definitions
Hilana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
The Sanskrit term Hīḷana can be transliterated into English as Hilana or Hiliana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
hīlana : (nt.) disdain; contempt. || hīlanā (f.) disdain; contempt.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Hīḷana, (nt.) & °ā (f.) (fr. hīḍ) scorn(ing), disdain, contempt Miln.357; DA.I, 276 (of part. “re”: hīlana-vasena āmantanaṃ); as °ā at Vbh.353 (+ohīḷanā); VbhA.486. (Page 732)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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