Kshaitra, Kṣaitra: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Kṣaitra can be transliterated into English as Ksaitra or Kshaitra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣaitra (क्षैत्र).—[kṣetrāṇāṃ samūhaḥ aṇ]

1) A multitude of fields.

2) A field.

Derivable forms: kṣaitram (क्षैत्रम्).

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

Kṣaitra (क्षैत्र).—n.

(-traṃ) A multitude of fields &c. E. kṣetra a fieid, &c. and aṇ aff.

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

Kṣaitra (क्षैत्र).—[neuter] husbandry.

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

1) Kṣaitra (क्षैत्र):—[from kṣaita] n. ([from] kṣetra), landed property, [Ṛg-veda viii, 71, 12]

2) [v.s. ...] a multitude of fields [gana] bhikṣādi.

3) [v.s. ...] [according to] to some the accent should be on the last syllable.

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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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