Til; 3 Definition(s)


Til means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Til (तिल्).—tad. affix ति (ti) added in Vedic Literature to the word वृक (vṛka) when superior quality is meant, e.g. वृकतिः (vṛkatiḥ) cf. P. V. 4.41.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Til (तिल्).—I. 1. P. (telati) To go, move. -II 6. P., 1 U. (tilati, telayati-te)

1) To be unctuous or greasy.

2) To anoint, smear with oil.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Til (तिल्).—[tila] r. 1st cl. (telati) To go. r. 6th cl. (tilati) and 10th cl. (telayati-te) 1. To be unctuous or greasy. 2. To oil or anoint. E. bhvā0 pa0 saka0 seṭ . tudā0 pa0 aka0 aniṭ . curā0 ubha0 aka0 seṭ .

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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