Kilakila, aka: Kilakīla; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Kilakīla (किलकील).—The important kings after the Guṇḍas, Vṛṣalas and Maunas; succeeded Ābhīras.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 178; Matsya-purāṇa 273. 24.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kilakilā (किलकिला) [or किलकिलीत, kilakilīta].—a Half-open and half-closed--eyes, a door, a bud &c. v hō, kara. kilakilā pāhaṇēṃ To look with half-opened eyes.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kilakila (किलकिल).—f m kilakilāṭa m Clamorous chirping or chattering.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

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Kilakila (किलकिल) or Kilakilā (किलकिला).—A sound, a cry expressing joy or pleasure; विनेदुर्मुदिताः केचित्केचित्किलकिलां तथा (vinedurmuditāḥ kecitkecitkilakilāṃ tathā) Rām.5.57.34; Māl.5.11.

-laḥ An epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: kilakilaḥ (किलकिलः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kilakilā (किलकिला).—f.

(-lā) Sound expressing joy, or the expression or pleasure by any sound or cry. E. kila play, sport, repeated.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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