Tolana, Tōlana: 11 definitions

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Introduction:

Tolana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Tolana (“wolf”) refers to one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Mogers (the Tulu-speaking fishermen of the South Canara district). The Moger people are called Mogayer, and are a caste of Tulava origin believed to Sudras of a pure descent.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tōlana (तोलन).—n S Weighing. 2 fig. Comparing.

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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

Tolana (तोलन).—Raising, lifting, weighing &c.

Derivable forms: tolanam (तोलनम्).

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Tolana (तोलन).—&c. See under तुल् (tul).

Derivable forms: tolanam (तोलनम्).

See also (synonyms): tola.

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

Tolana (तोलन).—n.

(-naṃ) Weighing. E. tul to weigh, lyuṭ aff.

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

Tolana (तोलन).—i. e. tul + ana, n. Weighing, [Hitopadeśa] 140, 1; balancing, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 67, 10.

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

Tolana (तोलन).—[neuter] lifting up, weighing.

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

1) Tolana (तोलन):—[from tola] n. lifting up, [Rāmāyaṇa i, 66 f.; Sāhitya-darpaṇa v, 4/5]

2) [v.s. ...] weighing [Scholiast or Commentator] on [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra i, 3 and; Yājñavalkya; Subhāṣitāvali]

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

Tolana (तोलन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Weighing.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Tolana (तोलन):—(von tul) n.

1) das Aufheben [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 66, 19. 67, 10.] —

2) das Wägen Schol. zu [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 52, 4.] [Mitākṣarā 140, 1.]

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Tolana (तोलन):—

1) nach dem [Scholiast] in dhanuṣastolanam das Wägen mit der Hand. tarjanīya das Aufheben des Zeigefingers [Sāhityadarpana 123, 22.]

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Tolana (तोलन):—

2) guñjayā saha tolanam [Spr. (II) 2469.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Tolana (तोलन):—n.

1) das Aufheben [Indische sprüche 7677.] —

2) das Wägen , — mit ( saha).

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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

Tolanā (तोलना):—(v) to weigh; to balance; to assess or to gauge; [tolakara bolo] think/weigh before you speak.

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