Salina, Śālīna, Sālīna, Śālīnā, Shalina: 15 definitions


Salina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Śālīna and Śālīnā can be transliterated into English as Salina or Shalina, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Śālīnā (शालीना) is another name for Miśreyā, an unidentified medicinal plant possibly identified with Foeniculum vulgare (synonym Foeniculum capillaceum) or “fennel”, from the Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) or “carrot family” of flowering plants, according to verse 4.14-19 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Also see Śatāhvā. Together with the names Śālīnā and Miśreyā, there are a total of fifteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Śālīna.—(CII 4), a kind of householder. Note: śālīna is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Sālīna, (adj.) (fr. sāli) fine (rice) Miln. 16 (°ṃ odanaṃ; cp. śālīnaṃ odanaṃ Divy 559). (Page 707)

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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

sālinā (सालिना).—ad ( P) Annually, by the year.

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

sālinā (सालिना).—ad Annually, by the year.

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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

Śālīna (शालीन).—a. [śālāpraveśamarhati, śālā-kha]

1) Modest, bashful, shy, retiring; निसर्गशालीनः स्त्रीजनः (nisargaśālīnaḥ strījanaḥ) M.4; शशाक शालीनतया न वक्तुम् (śaśāka śālīnatayā na vaktum) R.6.81;18.17; Śiśupālavadha 16.83.

2) Like, resembling.

-naḥ A householder. (-śālīnīkṛ 'to make humble, humiliate'.)

-nam 1 Bashfulness, modesty.

2) Taking alms without begging (ayācitavṛtti); वार्ता सञ्चयशालीनशिलोञ्छ इति वै गृहे (vārtā sañcayaśālīnaśiloñcha iti vai gṛhe) Bhāgavata 3.12.42.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Śālīna (शालीन).—adj., epithet of odana (= Pali sāl°, according to [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary] from sāli = Sanskrit śāli, rice; but all odana was normally composed of rice), rich, fine (porridge); perhaps from śālā; some Sanskrit uses of śālīna suggest this; Apte gives householder as a meaning, and Wilson, ap. MW, an opulent householder; perhaps lit. of the hall? ‘pukka’ in the modern Indian vernacular sense ?: °nam odanaṃ bhuktvā… bhuñjānaḥ śuṣkakalmāṣān kaccin na paritapyase Divyāvadāna 559.8 (verse); similarly Mahāvastu iii.271.10 (verse), and in Pali sālīnaṃ odanaṃ Miln. 16.28.

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

Śālīna (शालीन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Ashamed, bashful. 2. Like, resembling. m.

(-naḥ) An opulent house-holder, one who devotes his attention to worldly affairs. E. śālā a house, kha aff, (fit or worthy to enter it.)

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

Śālīna (शालीन).—i. e. śālā + īna, I. adj. 1. Ashamed, bashful, humble, [Nalodya, (ed. Benary.)] 2, 3; [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 6, 81; [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 51, 7 (cf. śāltnīkaraṇa, Humbling, [Pāṇini, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 1, 3, 70). 2. Like. Ii. m. An opulent householder.

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

Śālīna (शालीन).—[adjective] having a fixed abode, domestic; modest, bashful, ashamed; [neuter] [adverb], as subst. modesty, humbleness.

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

1) Śālīna (शालीन):—[from śāla] a mf(ā)n. having a fixed house or abode, settled, established, domestic, [Āpastamba; Baudhāyana-dharma-śāstra]

2) [v.s. ...] impotent (in a [particular] manner), [Nārada-smṛti, nāradīya-dharma-śāstra]

3) [v.s. ...] shy, bashful, modest, [Kāvya literature; Purāṇa] (am ind., [Naiṣadha-carita])

4) [v.s. ...] like, resembling, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] m. an opulent householder, one who devotes himself to household or worldly affairs, [ib.]

6) Śālīnā (शालीना):—[from śālīna > śāla] f. Anethum Panmorium or another species, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) Śālīna (शालीन):—[from śāla] n. bashfulness, modesty, humility, ([especially]) taking alms without begging, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

8) b etc. See p. 1067, col. 3.

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

Śālīna (शालीन):—[(naḥ-nā-naṃ) a.] Ashamed, bashful; like. m. A thriving man. n. Honest endeavour.

[Sanskrit to 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

Śālīna (शालीन) [Also spelled shalin]:—(a) modest, gentle, well-behaved, cultured; ~[] modesty, gentleness, politeness,

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śālīna (ಶಾಲೀನ):—

1) [adjective] humble; modest.

2) [adjective] bashful.

3) [adjective] similar; alike; having resemblance.

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Śālīna (ಶಾಲೀನ):—

1) [noun] a good householder.

2) [noun] a decent, honourable man.

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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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