Malayanila, Malayānila, Malaya-anila: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Malayānila (मलयानिल).—the wind blowing from the Malaya mountain, south-wind; ललितलवङ्गलतापरिशीलनकोमलमलयसमीरे (lalitalavaṅgalatāpariśīlanakomalamalayasamīre) Gīt.1; cf. अपगतदाक्षिण्य दक्षिणानिलहतक पूर्णास्ते मनोरथाः कृतं कर्तव्यं वहेदानीं यथेष्टम् (apagatadākṣiṇya dakṣiṇānilahataka pūrṇāste manorathāḥ kṛtaṃ kartavyaṃ vahedānīṃ yatheṣṭam) K.; Dk.1.1.

Derivable forms: malayānilaḥ (मलयानिलः).

Malayānila is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms malaya and anila (अनिल). See also (synonyms): malayavāta, malayasamīra.

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

Malayānila (मलयानिल).—m.

(-laḥ) The southerly wind that prevails in central India during the hot weather. The Malaya Zephyr charged with the sent of Sandal-wood or other herbs is a poetical common-place. E. malaya the Malaya mountain, over which the air is supposed to have blown, and anila wind.

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

Malayānila (मलयानिल).—[masculine] a wind from the Malaya mountains.

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

Malayānila (मलयानिल):—[from malaya] m. = ya-marut, [Ratnāvalī]

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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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