Balishya, Bāliśya: 7 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Bāliśya can be transliterated into English as Balisya or Balishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Bāliśya (बालिश्य) is a Sanskrit technical term, used in jurisdiction, referring to “childishness” (want of experience and knowledge). It is mentioned as one of the causes for giving false evidence. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (See the Manubhāṣya 8.121)
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Youth, boyhood.
2) Childishness, silliness, folly.
Derivable forms: bāliśyam (बालिश्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-śyaṃ) 1. Thoughtlessness, heedlessness. 2. Youth. 3. Folly. E. bāliśa and yañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bāliśya (बालिश्य).—i. e. bāliśa + ya, n. 1. Youth. 2. Folly, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Bāliśya (बालिश्य):—[from bāla] n. ([gana] brāhmaṇādi) childishness, youth, thoughtlessness, folly, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Bāliśya (बालिश्य):—(wie eben) n. dass. gaṇa brāhmaṇādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 1, 124.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 121. 11, 21.] [Mahābhārata 3, 15105. 5, 4671. 4908. 12, 6606.] [Daśakumāracarita] in [Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 193, 8.]
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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