Kshai, Kṣai: 4 definitions


Kshai means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Kṣai can be transliterated into English as Ksai or Kshai, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣai (क्षै).—1 P. [क्षायति, क्षाम (kṣāyati, kṣāma)] To wane, waste away, become emaciated, decline, decay.

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

Kṣai (क्षै).—r. 1st cl. (kṣāyati) To wane, to waste or decline.

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

Kṣai (क्षै).—i. 1, kṣāya, [Parasmaipada.] = 3. kṣi; ptcple. of the pf. pass. kṣāma, 1. Dried up, [Pañcatantra] 20, 25. 2. Emaciated, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 6, 28. 3. Slender, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 80. 4. Weak, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 219. 5. Little, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 78, v. r.

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

Kṣai (क्षै):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] kṣāyati, to burn, catch or take fire, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra xxv, 8, 21 [Scholiast or Commentator]];—= √4. kṣi, [Dhātupāṭha xxii, 16] :—[Causal] kṣāpayati ([imperative] kṣāpaya), to singe, burn, [Atharva-veda xii, 5, 51; Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa xvii, 5, 7.]

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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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