Kshati, Kṣati: 12 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṣati can be transliterated into English as Ksati or Kshati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣati (क्षति).—f (S) Loss. 2 Detriment, injury, or harm, in a wider sense; as privation, deprivation or diminution of good, damage, hurt, mischief, impairedness &c. 3 fig. Care or concern about; anxious regard or view of in the light of a loss or harm. Esp. with neg. con. or neg. implication; as tyācī kāya malā kṣati What care I for that? v dhara, bāḷaga.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kṣati (क्षति).—f Loss. Injury, damage. Care or concern.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣati (क्षति).—f. [kṣaṇ-ktin]

1) Injury, wound; द्विषां क्षतीर्याः प्रथमे शिलीमुखा विभिद्य देहावरणानि चक्रिरे (dviṣāṃ kṣatīryāḥ prathame śilīmukhā vibhidya dehāvaraṇāni cakrire) Kirātārjunīya 14.55.

2) Destruction, cutting, tearing down; विस्रब्धं क्रियतां वराहततिभिर्मुस्ताक्षतिः पल्वले (visrabdhaṃ kriyatāṃ varāhatatibhirmustākṣatiḥ palvale) Ś.2.6.

3) (Fig.) Ruin, loss, disadvantage; सुखं संजायते तेभ्यः सर्वेभ्योपीति का क्षतिः (sukhaṃ saṃjāyate tebhyaḥ sarvebhyopīti kā kṣatiḥ) S. D.37.

4) Decline, decay, diminution; प्रतापक्षतिशीतलाः (pratāpakṣatiśītalāḥ) Kumārasambhava 2.24; H.1.114.

5) Death; आचक्षते शुद्धिदमा प्रसूतेरा च क्षते रागमधोक्षजे च (ācakṣate śuddhidamā prasūterā ca kṣate rāgamadhokṣaje ca) Viś. Guṇa 572.

Derivable forms: kṣatiḥ (क्षतिः).

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

Kṣati (क्षति).—f.

(-tiḥ) A wound. E. kṣaṇ to hurt, ktin aff.

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

Kṣati (क्षति).—i. e. kṣaṇ + ti, f. 1. Hurting, Mahābhārata 3, 12180. 2. Destroying, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 39. 3. Harm, Mahābhārata 4, 101.

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

Kṣati (क्षति).—[feminine] hurt, injury, destruction, damage.

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Kṣāti (क्षाति).—[feminine] heat, flame.

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

1) Kṣati (क्षति):—[from kṣan] f. injury, hurt, wound, [Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] loss, want (of the means of living. cf. kṣata-vṛtti), [Hitopadeśa]

3) [v.s. ...] damage, disadvantage, [Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] defect, fault, mistake, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] destruction, removal of (in [compound]), [Kumāra-sambhava ii, 24; Rājataraṅgiṇī v, 234; Śāntiśataka]

6) Kṣāti (क्षाति):—a See √kṣai.

7) [from kṣai] b f. singeing, heat, [Ṛg-veda vi, 6, 5.]

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

Kṣati (क्षति):—(tiḥ) 2. f. A wound; loss.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshati 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

Kṣati (क्षति):—(nf) loss; harm; injury, detriment; wastage, damage; ~[grasta] put to loss/harm; injured; ~[pūraka] compensatory.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṣati (ಕ್ಷತಿ):—

1) [noun] an injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.; a wound.

2) [noun] an injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping or other external force.

3) [noun] any hurt or injury to the feelings, honour, etc.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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