Kshanakshepa, Kṣaṇakṣepa, Kshana-kshepa: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṣaṇakṣepa can be transliterated into English as Ksanaksepa or Kshanakshepa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣaṇakṣepa (क्षणक्षेप).—a momentary delay.

Derivable forms: kṣaṇakṣepaḥ (क्षणक्षेपः).

Kṣaṇakṣepa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣaṇa and kṣepa (क्षेप).

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

Kṣaṇakṣepa (क्षणक्षेप).—m.

(-paḥ) A short delay. E. kṣaṇa, and kṣepa throwing (away.)

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

Kṣaṇakṣepa (क्षणक्षेप):—[=kṣaṇa-kṣepa] [from kṣaṇa] m. a momentary delay.

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

Kṣaṇakṣepa (क्षणक्षेप):—[kṣaṇa-kṣepa] (paḥ) 1. m. Short delay.

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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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