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lila

[ lee-lah ]
/ ˈli lɑ /
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noun Hinduism.

creation, seen as the playful activity of a god.

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Origin of lila

First recorded in 1820–30, lila is from the Sanskrit word līlā play, sport, diversion

Definition for lila (2 of 2)

Lila
[ lahy-luh ]
/ ˈlaɪ lə /

noun

a female given name, form of Leila.
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