Tena, Tēṉā: 15 definitions
Tena means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology, Tamil. 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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Tena in India is the name of a plant defined with Setaria italica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pennisetum italicum (L.) R. Br. (among others).
2) Tena in Nepal is also identified with Thymus linearis.
3) Tena in Sierra Leone is also identified with Afzelia africana It has the synonym Intsia africana (Sm. ex Pers.) Kuntze (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Prodromus stirpium in horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium. (1796)
· Flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1855)
· Gentes Herbarum; occasional papers on the kind of plants (1923)
· Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica (1981)
· Journal of Wuhan Botanical Research (1985)
· Flora Rossica (1853)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Tena, for example pregnancy safety, chemical composition, extract dosage, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
tena : (ind.) on account of it; because of it.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ṭēṇā (टेणा).—m A thick lamp-wick.
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ṭēṇā (टेणा) [or ण्या, ṇyā].—m (ṭēṇā) A term for a fine, fat, well filled flea, bug, or louse.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ṭēṇā (टेणा).—m A thick lamp-wick.
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ṭēṇā (टेणा) [or ṇyā, or ण्या].—m A term for a fine, fat, well- filled flea, bug, or louse.
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
Tena (तेन).—A note introductory to a song.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Tena (तेन).—there; see yena.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tena (तेन).—ind. Therefore, thence, for that reason, on that account, the correlative to yena. E. The third case of tad that, used as a particle.
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(-naḥ) A note or cadence introductory to a song, &c. E. te said to mean Gauri and na Siva; whose favour is secured by this word.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tena (तेन).—([instrumental] [adverb]) in that direction, there; or in that manner, so ([correlative] to yena); therefore; then ([correlative] to yena, yada, yasmāt & yatas).
— tena hi now then.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tena (तेन):—1. tena m. a note or cadence introductory to a song.
2) 2. tena ind. ([instrumental case] of 2. ta) in that direction, there (correl. to yena, ‘in which direction, where’), [Saddharma-puṇḍarīka iv; Pāṇini 2-1, 14; Kāśikā-vṛtti]
3) in that manner, thus (correl. to yena, ‘in what manner’), [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra ii, 2; Manu-smṛti iv, 178; Vopadeva v, 7]
4) on that account, for that reason, therefore (correl. to yena [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata], yad [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa iv, 1, 5, 7; Manu-smṛti i, iii; Rāmāyaṇa ii], yasmāt [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa], yatas [Sāhitya-darpaṇa i, 2; Hitopadeśa])
5) tena hi, therefore, now then, [Śakuntalā; Vikramorvaśī i, 3/4.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tena (तेन):—conj. Therefore.
2) (naḥ) 1. m. Introductory note in singing, pitching the key.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Tena (तेन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tea.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ṭenā (टेना):—(v) to sharpen, to whet; to twist and to taper off to a point (as [mūṃcha]).
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Teṇa (तेण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Stena.
Teṇa has the following synonyms: Teṇaga, Teṇaya.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+2): Ten-arankancampa, Tenaga, Tenahi, Tenai, Tenakam, Tenali, Tenam, Tenam betul, Tenapa, Tenapanem, Tenapete, Tenaru, Tenatal, Tenatena, Tenatenam, Tenatti, Tenatu, Tenavarai, Tenavuti, Tenaya.
Ends with (+23): Adhistena, Adhyantena, Advaitena, Antena, Astena, Bhatena, Brahmastena, Cordia sebestena, Dentena, Dharavartena, Dimtena, Ditena, Ekantena, Hatena, Heshtena, Konda-dantena, Kondadantena, Kritena, Kuntena, Lalatena.
Full-text (+502): Praukta, Tenam betul, Tenam, Stena, Tenaya, Tenaga, N'tena, Savyasacin, Yathadhauta, Kathayitavya, Samkshiptena, Vaipushpita, Ratnashila, Vipushpita, Sampravadita, Savadhanibhu, Anargala, Gomayay, Nyasika, Sviya.
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