Kalina, Kālīna, Kālina: 13 definitions


Kalina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Kalina in India is the name of a plant defined with Clitoria ternatea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lathyrus spectabilis Forssk. (among others).

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

· Hort. Calcuttensis (1845)
· Inst. Rei Herb. (1766)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
· A Numerical List of Dried Specimens (5347)
· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (1823)

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kālīna (कालीन).—a S Relating to time. In comp. as tatkā- līna, ētatkālīna Of that time; of this time.

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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

Kālīna (कालीन).—a. [kāla-kha]

1) Belonging to a particular time.

2) Seasonable.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kalina (कलिन).—m., = Sanskrit kali, the present world age: Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 364.5 (verse) kṛtayugaś ca tretā ca dvāparaṃ kalinas tathā. Meter makes another form out of the question; the word has followed the pattern of in-stems, extended by -a, see § 10.3.

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

Kālīna (कालीन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Timely, seasonable, relating to time. E. kāla, and kha aff.

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

Kālīna (कालीन).—[-kālīna], i. e. 1. kāla + īna, latter part of compound words derived from nouns ending in kāla, adj. Referring to the time of, e. g. utpattikālīna, i. e. utpatti-kāla + īna, adj. At the time of production, Bhāṣāp. 77. sam- āna-, adj. Occurring or produced at the same period.

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

Kālīna (कालीन).—[adjective] relating to the time of —°; also = kālika (—°).

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

1) Kālīna (कालीन):—[from kāla] a mfn. (only ifc.) belonging or relating to any particular time.

2) b See [column]1.

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

Kālīna (कालीन):—[(naḥ-nā-naṃ) a.] Timely.

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Kalina 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Kālīna (कालीन) [Also spelled kalin]:——a suffix denoting relationship in time e.g. [samakālīna tatkālīna].

2) Kālīna (कालीन) [Also spelled kalin]:—(nm) a carpet.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kalina (ಕಲಿನ):—[noun] the headgear used to control a horse, consisting of buckled leather straps, a metal bit, and reins; bridle.

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Kālīna (ಕಾಲೀನ):—[adjective] of or relating to time.

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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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