Pulina: 17 definitions

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Pulina 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 Pulin.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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)

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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

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

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

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pulina (पुलिन).—m. and n. 1. An alluvial formation, a small island, Mahābhārata 4, 395. 2. The bank of a river, [Pañcatantra] 226, 19.

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

Pulina (पुलिन).—[neuter] sandbank, small island.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Pulina (पुलिन) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. [Subhāshitāvali by Vallabhadeva]

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

1) Pulina (पुलिन):—[from pula] mn. ([gana] ardarcādi) a sandbank, a small island or bank in the middle of a river, an islet, a sandy beach (ifc. f(ā). ), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] the bank of a river (= tīra), [Raghuvaṃśa [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a mythical being conquered by Garuḍa, [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] of a poet, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Pulina (पुलिन):—(naṃ) 1. n. An island of alluvial formation; any island.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pulina (पुलिन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Puliṇa.

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Pulina in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pulina (पुलिन) [Also spelled pulin]:—(nm) a bank, sandy bank; alluvium.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Puliṇa (पुलिण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pulina.

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pulina (ಪುಲಿನ):—

1) [noun] the sandy bank of a river.

2) [noun] a mound or islet of sand surrounded by water (seen when the water is receded) in a river.

3) [noun] (gen.) the bank of a river.

4) [noun] the sand deposited by a river on its passage.

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Puḷina (ಪುಳಿನ):—

1) [noun] the sandy bank of a river.

2) [noun] a mound or islet of sand surrounded by water (seen when the water is receded) in a river.

3) [noun] (gen.) the bank of a river.

4) [noun] the sand deposited by a river on its passage.

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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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