Lehana: 12 definitions
Lehana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Lehana (लेहन, “licking”) refers to a specific gesture (āṅgika) made with the chin (cibuka), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. It is also known by the name lehita. These gestures form a part of the histrionic representation (abhinaya).
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
lēhana (लेहन).—n S Licking.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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
Lehana (लेहन).—Licking, sipping with the tongue.
Derivable forms: lehanam (लेहनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Licking, tasting with the tongue. E. lih to taste, to lick, aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lehana (लेहन).—i. e. lih + ana, n. Licking, tasting with the tongue.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lehana (लेहन).—[neuter] licking, sipping.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lehana (लेहन):—[from lih] n. the act of licking, tasting or lapping with the tongue, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lehana (लेहन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Licking, tasting.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Lehana (लेहन):—n. der Lecken.
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
Lehanā (लेहना):—(nm) fodder, provender (for cattle).
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