Pulina; 6 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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pulina : (nt.) sand; a sandy bank.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Pulina, (& Puḷina) (nt.) (cp. Epic Sk. pulina, also Halāyudha 3, 48) 1. a sandy bank or mound in the middle of a river J. II, 366 (vālika°); III, 389 (id.); V, 414; Miln. 297 (ḷ); Dāvs. IV, 29; Vism. 263 (nadī°); VvA. 40 (paṇḍara°).—2. a grain of sand Miln. 180 (l). Pulla (a contracted form of purisa (q. v.)) man, only in cpd. pullinga (=purisa-linga) membrum virile, penis J. V, 143 (where expld by C. as uṇha-chārikā pl. “hot embers”; the pass. is evidently misunderstood; v. l. BB phull°). (Page 470)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

pulina (पुलिन).—n S An island of alluvial or of recent formation: also an island, a shoal, or a rock just laid bare in a river. 2 Applied to a sandy plain or beach.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pulina (पुलिन).—n A sandy plain or beach.

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

Pulina (पुलिन).—[pul-inan kicca; Uṇ.2.53.]

1) A sandbank, sandy beach; रमते यमुनापुलिनवने विजयी मुरारिरधुना (ramate yamunāpulinavane vijayī murāriradhunā) Gīt.7; R.14.52; sometimes used in pl.; कालिन्द्याः पुलिनेषु केलिकुपितामुत्सृज्य रासे रसम् (kālindyāḥ pulineṣu kelikupitāmutsṛjya rāse rasam) Ve.1.2.

2) A small island left in the bank of a river by the passing off of the water, an islet

3) The bank of a river.

Derivable forms: pulinaḥ (पुलिनः), pulinam (पुलिनम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pulina (पुलिन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. An island of alluvial formation, or one from which the water has recently withdrawn, or a small island or bank left in the middle of a river, upon the falling of the waters. 2. Any island. E. pula to be great, inan Unadi aff. kicca .

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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