Kalakshepa, Kālakṣēpa, Kālakṣepa, Kala-kshepa: 11 definitions

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Kalakshepa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Kālakṣēpa and Kālakṣepa can be transliterated into English as Kalaksepa or Kalakshepa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kalakshepa in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kālakṣēpa (कालक्षेप).—m (S) Throwing away time; spending it idly or in unprofitable employment. 2 Carrying on of the world; providing for the daily necessities.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kālakṣēpa (कालक्षेप).—m Throwing away time. Carry- ing on of the world.

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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

[«previous next»] — Kalakshepa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kālakṣepa (कालक्षेप).—

1) delay, loss of time; कालक्षेप ककुभसुरभौ पर्वते पर्वते ते (kālakṣepa kakubhasurabhau parvate parvate te) (utpaśyāmi) Meghadūta 22; मरणे कालक्षेपं मा कुरु (maraṇe kālakṣepaṃ mā kuru) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.

2) passing the time.

Derivable forms: kālakṣepaḥ (कालक्षेपः).

Kālakṣepa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and kṣepa (क्षेप).

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

Kālakṣepa (कालक्षेप).—m.

(-paḥ) Spending or passing time. E. kāla and kṣepa throwing away; also kālakṣepan.

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

Kālakṣepa (कालक्षेप).—m. delay, [Pañcatantra] 43, 22. A-kālakṣepa + m, adv. directly, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] C. 91, 8. paṭākṣepa, i. e. paṭa-a-kṣepa, m. not drawing away the curtain(?). Apaṭī-kṣepa, m. tossing up the curtain; the instr. eṇa denotes (in theatrical language) abrupt entrance on the stage, [Mṛcchakaṭikā, (ed. Stenzler.)] 29, 17.

Kālakṣepa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and kṣepa (क्षेप).

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

Kālakṣepa (कालक्षेप).—[masculine] loss of time, delay; kṣepāya to win time.

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

Kālakṣepa (कालक्षेप):—[=kāla-kṣepa] [from kāla] m. allowing time to pass away, delay, loss of time, [Meghadūta; Pañcatantra] etc.

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

Kālakṣepa (कालक्षेप):—[kāla-kṣepa] (paḥ) 1. m. Spending time.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kalakshepa in German

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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

[«previous next»] — Kalakshepa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kālakṣēpa (ಕಾಲಕ್ಷೇಪ):—

1) [noun] the act or fact of making late, slowing up; a delaying.

2) [noun] a wasting or squandering of time.

3) [noun] a musical treatment of a long, mythological story; a musical discourse.

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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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