Kshit, Kṣit: 6 definitions


Kshit 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 Kṣit can be transliterated into English as Ksit or Kshit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣit (क्षित्).—a.

1) Ruling, a ruler; उताहो हतवीर्यास्ते बभूवुः पृथिवी क्षितः (utāho hatavīryāste babhūvuḥ pṛthivī kṣitaḥ) Rām.7.31.4.

2) Dwelling.

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

Kṣit (क्षित्).—[kṣi + t] 2., Ruling, e. g. pṛthivī-, m. A king, [Nala] 5, 4. mahī-, m. The same, Chr. 5, 25.

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

Kṣit (क्षित्).—[adjective] & [substantive] dwelling, ruling; inhabitant, ruler.

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

1) Kṣit (क्षित्):—[from kṣi] 1. kṣit mfn. ifc. ‘ruling’ See adhi-kṣit, kṣiti-, pṛthivī-, bhū-, mahī-.

2) [from kṣi] 2. kṣit mfn. ifc. ‘dwelling, inhabitant of (in [compound])’, See acyuta-, apsu-, ā-, upa-, giri-, divi-, dhruva-, pari-, bandhu-, vrajaand sa-kṣit

3) [v.s. ...] antarikṣa-,pṛthivī-,loka-,sindhu-.

4) a See √1. and √2. kṣi.

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Kshit 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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