Kamalini, Kamalinī: 14 definitions
Kamalini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kamlini.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kamalinī : (f.) a lotus pond or lake.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kamalinī (कमलिनी).—S pop. kamaḷīṇa f The lotus plant. Ex. kiṃ ravikiraṇīṃ kamaḷaṇī vikāsati || dātā dēkhatāṃ yācaka harṣati ||
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A lotus-plant; साभ्रेऽह्नीव स्थलकमलिनीं न प्रवुद्धां न सुप्ताम् (sābhre'hnīva sthalakamalinīṃ na pravuddhāṃ na suptām) Me.94; रम्यान्तरः कमलिनीहरितैः सरोभिः (ramyāntaraḥ kamalinīharitaiḥ sarobhiḥ) Ś.4.11; R.9.3,19.11.
2) An assemblage of lotuses.
3) A place abounding with lotuses.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kamalinī (कमलिनी).—f. (-nī) A number of lotus flowers, or a place abounding with them. E. kamala, ini and ṅīṣ affs.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kamalinī (कमलिनी).—i. e. kamala + in + ī, f. A group of lotus flowers, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 90.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kamalinī (कमलिनी).—[feminine] the lotus-plant; a group or lake of lotuses.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kamalinī (कमलिनी):—[from kam] f. the lotus plant, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
2) [v.s. ...] a number of lotus plants
3) [v.s. ...] a pool or place abounding with them, [Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kamalinī (कमलिनी):—(nī) 3. f. A number of lotus flowers, or their place.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Kamalinī (कमलिनी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kamaliṇī.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Kamalinī (कमलिनी) [Also spelled kamlini]:—(nf) a small lotus.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Kamaliṇī (कमलिणी) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kamalinī.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the stalk of lotus plant.
2) [noun] a multitude of lotus flowers.
3) [noun] a pond or lake abounding with lotus plants.
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
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