Vellita: 8 definitions


Vellita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vellita : (adj.) crooked; curly.

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

Vellita, (adj.) (pp. of vellati, vell to stagger, cp. paṭivellati) crooked, bent; (of hair: ) curly PvA. 189. It is only used with ref. to hair.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vellita (वेल्लित).—p. p.

1) Trembling, tremulous, shaken.

2) Crooked.

-tam 1 Going, moving.

2) Shaking.

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

Vellita (वेल्लित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Shaken, trembling, tremulous. 2. Crooked. n.

(-taṃ) 1. Going, moving. 2. Shaking. E. vell to shake, &c., aff. kta .

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

1) Vellita (वेल्लित):—[from vell] mfn. shaken, trembling etc.

2) [v.s. ...] bent, curved, crooked, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] entwined (as arms), [Śiśupāla-vadha]

4) [v.s. ...] n. going, moving, shaking, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] the rolling of a horse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vellita (वेल्लित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Shaken, tremulous; crooked. n. Going; moving; shaking.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vellita (वेल्लित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vellia.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vēllita (ವೇಲ್ಲಿತ):—

1) [adjective] shaken; trembled.

2) [adjective] encircled; surrounded.

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Vēllita (ವೇಲ್ಲಿತ):—

1) [noun] that which is shaken, trembled.

2) [noun] anything that surrounding, encircling something.

3) [noun] that which is bent, crooked.

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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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