Klishta, Kliṣṭa, Kliṣṭā: 5 definitions


Klishta 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 Kliṣṭa and Kliṣṭā can be transliterated into English as Klista or Klishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kliṣṭa (क्लिष्ट).—a (S) Difficult, troublesome, harassing, vexatious--a road, a business or work, a book &c.: farfetched, forced, strained--a thought, an application, an explanation.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kliṣṭa (क्लिष्ट).—p. p.

1) Distressed, suffering pain or misery.

2) Afflicted, tormented.

3) Faded.

4) Inconsistent, contradictory; e. g. माता मे वन्ध्या (mātā me vandhyā).

5) Elaborate, artificial (as a composition.).

6) Put to shame.

7) Wearied; hurt, injured.

8) Being in a bad condition, worn; पीतेनैकेन संवीतां क्लिष्टतोत्तमवाससा (pītenaikena saṃvītāṃ kliṣṭatottamavāsasā) Rām.5.15.21.

9) Marred, impaired; Ś.5.19; Pt.1.11; Ś.6.1; disordered, Ś 7.14.

1) Dimmed, made faint; हिमक्लिष्ट- प्रकाशानि ज्योतींषीव मुखानि वः (himakliṣṭa- prakāśāni jyotīṃṣīva mukhāni vaḥ) Ku.2.19.

11) Injured, hurt; Ś.6.19.

12) Bothersome, tedious; यथा शरीरो बालस्य गुप्ता सन्क्लिष्टकर्मणः (yathā śarīro bālasya guptā sankliṣṭakarmaṇaḥ) Rām.7.75.4. (the commentator Rāma Tilaka gives kliṣṭakarmaṇaḥ = śubhācārasya, which seems doubtful).

-ṣṭam a contradictory statement.

See also (synonyms): kliśita.

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Kliṣṭā (क्लिष्टा).—f. A kind of चित्तवृत्ति (cittavṛtti) as laid down in the पातञ्जलयोगशास्त्र (pātañjalayogaśāstra).

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

Kliṣṭa (क्लिष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) 1. Distrest, afflicted, &c. 2. Inconsistent, contradictory. E. kliś to be distrest, &c. affix kta, deriv. irr.

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

1) Kliṣṭa (क्लिष्ट):—[from kliś] mfn. ([Pāṇini 7-2, 50]) molested, tormented, afflicted, distressed, [Rāmāyaṇa; Mālavikāgnimitra; Śakuntalā] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] wearied, hurt, injured, being in bad condition, worn, [Rāmāyaṇa; Śakuntalā; Meghadūta; Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] connected with pain or suffering, [Kapila’s Sāṃkhya-pravacana ii, 33; Yoga-sūtra; Pañcatantra]

4) [v.s. ...] (in [rhetoric]) forced, obscure, not easily intelligible (cf.kleś), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Pratāparudrīya; Vāmana’s Kāvyālaṃkāravṛtti ii, 1, 21 ff.]

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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. 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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