Hintala, Hintāla, Hīntāla, Himtala: 15 definitions

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Hintala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, biology. 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

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)

One of the Hands indicating Trees.—Hintāla, the Kartarī-mukha hand.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Hintāla (हिन्ताल)—Sanskrit word for a plant “marshland date palm” (Phoenix paludosa).

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Hintala in India is the name of a plant defined with Phoenix paludosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Phoenix andamanensis Hort. ex W. Miller, J.G. Sm. & Taylor (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture (2594)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)
· Kew Bulletin (1998)
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandsche Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeeling Natuurkunde (1868)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hintala in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

hintāla : (m.) the marshy date palm.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Hintāla, (hiṃ+tāla) a kind of palm, Phœnix paludosa Vin.I, 190; DhA.III, 451. (Page 731)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hintāla (हिंताल).—m S The marshy date-tree, Elate paludosa.

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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

Hintāla (हिन्ताल).—A kind of palm; केसरहिन्तालबद्धबहलच्छायम् (kesarahintālabaddhabahalacchāyam) Bhaṭṭikāvya 13.33.

Derivable forms: hintālaḥ (हिन्तालः).

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Hīntāla (हीन्ताल).—The marshy date tree.

Derivable forms: hīntālaḥ (हीन्तालः).

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

Hintāla (हिन्ताल).—m.

(-laḥ) The marshy-date tree, (Phœnix or Elate paludosa.) E. hīna defective, i. e. small, tāla the palm, deriv. irr.

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Hīntāla (हीन्ताल).—m.

(-laḥ) The marshy-date tree: see hintāla .

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

Hintāla (हिन्ताल).—[masculine] [Name] of a tree.

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

1) Hintāla (हिन्ताल):—m. the marshy date tree, Phoenix or Elate Paludosa (cf. tāla and bṛhat-tāla), [Harivaṃśa; Vāsavadattā; Jātakamālā]

2) Hīntāla (हीन्ताल):—m. = hintāla, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Hintāla (हिन्ताल):—(laḥ) 1. m. The marshy date tree.

2) Hīntāla (हीन्ताल):—(laḥ) 1. m. The marshy date tree.

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

Hintāla (हिन्ताल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Hiṃtāla.

[Sanskrit to German]

Hintala 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Hiṃtāla (हिंताल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Hintāla.

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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

Hiṃtāla (ಹಿಂತಾಲ):—[noun] = ಹಿಂತಾಳೆ [himtale].

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Hiṃtāḷa (ಹಿಂತಾಳ):—[noun] = ಹಿಂತಾಳೆ [himtale].

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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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