Tena: 8 definitions

Introduction

Tena means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tena : (ind.) on account of it; because of it.

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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

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.

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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

Source: 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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Tena (तेन).—m.

(-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.]

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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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