Klesh, Kleś: 9 definitions

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Klesh 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.

The Sanskrit term Kleś can be transliterated into English as Kles or Klesh, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kleś (क्लेश्).—1 Ā. (kleśate)

1) To speak articulately.

2) To impede, hinder.

3) To strike, kill.

4) To distress.

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

Kleś (क्लेश्).—[kleśa] r. 1st cl. (kleśate) 1. To speak articulately, 2. To distress. 3. To impede or obstruct. 4. To kill, to strike.

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

Kleś (क्लेश्).—i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] 1. To speak. 2. To impede. 3. To hurt.

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

Kleś (क्लेश्):—[class] 1. [Ātmanepada] kleśate, to speak articulately, [Dhātupāṭha xvi, 6];

—to speak inarticulately (cf. kliṣṭa), [ib.];

—to strike, kill, [ib.]

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

Kleś (क्लेश्):—(ḍa) kleśate 1. d. To speak articulately; to hinder; to kill.

[Sanskrit to German]

Klesh 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Klesh in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) anguish; affliction; pain; misery; ~[kara] painful, irksome; ~[dayaka/dayi] painful, troublesome, imparting misery..—klesh (क्लेश) is alternatively transliterated as Kleśa.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Klesh is another spelling for क्लेश [kleśa].—n. 1. pain; anguish; suffering; trauma; 2. strife; quarrelling;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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