Alas, Alash: 4 definitions
Alas means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Alas (अलस्).—a. Not shining.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ālaṣ (आलष्) or Abhilaṣ or Samabhilaṣ.—& pari = [Simple]
Ālaṣ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and laṣ (लष्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Alas (अलस्):—[=a-las] mfn. (√las), not shining, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Ālaṣ (आलष्):—[=ā-√laṣ] [Ātmanepada] -laṣate, to desire, lust after, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 13, 6.]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Alas in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) slothful, lazy, sluggish; slackened..—alas (अलस) is alternatively transliterated as Alasa.
2) Alas in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) laziness, lethargy..—alas (आलस) is alternatively transliterated as Ālasa.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+50): Alasa, Alasabde, Alasabhava, Alasabhondara, Alasada, Alasaga, Alasagamana, Alasagamane, Alasagami, Alasagamini, Alasai, Alasaia, Alasaka, Alasakajirnaprakasha, Alasakapaha, Alasala, Alasamberu, Alasamdi, Alasamdige, Alasana.
Search found 118 books and stories containing Alas, Alash, Ālaṣ, A-lash, Ā-laṣ, A-las; (plurals include: Alases, Alashs, Ālaṣs, lashs, laṣs, lases). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section XVIII < [Kicaka-badha Parva]
Section 10 < [Sauptika Parva]
Section XXXVIII < [Naradagamana Parva]
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 103 - Rama and Ravana renew their Combat < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Chapter 66 - The inhabitants of Ayodhya mourn for their lord < [Book 2 - Ayodhya-kanda]
Chapter 47 - Those who have followed Prince Rama find themselves alone < [Book 2 - Ayodhya-kanda]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 12: Attainment of disgust with existence < [Chapter II]
Part 13: Sermon on the four gatis: gods < [Chapter IV - Padmaprabhacaritra]
Part 13: Sermon on the four gatis: humans < [Chapter IV - Padmaprabhacaritra]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.1.134 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.1.82 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 1.6.122 < [Chapter 6 - Priyatama (the most beloved devotees)]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 1.16.308 < [Chapter 16 - The Glories of Śrī Haridāsa Ṭhākura]
Verse 2.12.7 < [Chapter 12 - The Glories of Nityānanda]
Verse 1.5.123 < [Chapter 5 - Eating the Mendicant Brāhmaṇa’s Offerings]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 31 - Lamentations of Kamsa’s Wives < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 109 - Pradyumna Goes to Dvaraka and His Parents Recognize Him < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 12 - Krishna Subdues Kalya < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]