Hintala, aka: Hintāla, Hīntāla; 6 Definition(s)

Introduction

Hintala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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

Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., 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) and poetic works (kavya).

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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Pali-English dictionary

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hintāla : (m.) the marshy date palm.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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

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

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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

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

Derivable forms: hintālaḥ (हिन्तालः).

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Hīntāla (हीन्ताल).—The marshy date tree.

Derivable forms: hīntālaḥ (हीन्तालः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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