Klaibya: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Klaibya (क्लैब्य):—[klaibyam] Impotence; Inability to perform sexual act.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Klaibya (क्लैब्य).—

1) Impotence (lit.); बरं क्लैब्यं पुंसां न च परकलत्राभिगमनम् (baraṃ klaibyaṃ puṃsāṃ na ca parakalatrābhigamanam) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.

2) Unmanliness, timidity, cowardice; क्लैब्यं मा स्म गमः पार्थ (klaibyaṃ mā sma gamaḥ pārtha) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.3.

3) Impotence, powerlessness; यत्रोत्पलदलक्लैब्यमस्त्राण्यापुः सुरद्विषाम् (yatrotpaladalaklaibyamastrāṇyāpuḥ suradviṣām) R.12.86.

Derivable forms: klaibyam (क्लैब्यम्).

See also (synonyms): klībatā, klaivya.

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

Klaibya (क्लैब्य).—or klaivya klaivya, i. e. klība, or klīva, + ya, n. 1. Want of virility, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 129. 2. Timidity, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 19, 5. 3. Weakness, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 12, 86.

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

Klaibya (क्लैब्य).—[neuter] impotence, weakness.

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

1) Klaibya (क्लैब्य):—[from klīb] a n. impotence, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā ii; Suśruta; Hitopadeśa]

2) [v.s. ...] unmanliness, weakness, timidity, cowardice, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Hitopadeśa]

3) [v.s. ...] weakness (as of a lotus leaf), [Raghuvaṃśa xii, 86]

4) [v.s. ...] the neuter gender, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) b See √klīb.

[Sanskrit to German]

Klaibya 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Klaibya (ಕ್ಲೈಬ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the quality or fact of a man who is unable to engage in sexual intercourse, esp. because of an inability to have an erection; impotency.

2) [noun] lack of physical strength, vigour or the quality of being shamefully timid.

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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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