Kusita, Kusīta, Kushita, Kuṣita: 10 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kuṣita can be transliterated into English as Kusita or Kushita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kusīta : (adj.) indolent; lazy. || kusītā (f.) indolence; laziness.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kusīta, (adj.) (Sk. kusīda; cp. kosajja) indolent, inert, inactive. Expl. by kāma-vitakkādīhi vitakkehi vītināmanakapuggalo DhA. II, 260; by nibbiriyo DhA. III, 410; by alaso PvA. 175, Often combined with hīnaviriya, devoid of zeal; It. 27, 116; Dh. 7, 112, 280; Miln. 300, 396. Also equivalent to alasa Dh. 112; combined with dussīla Miln. 300, 396; with duppañña D. III, 252=282; A. II, 227, 230; III, 7, 183, 433.—In other connections: M. I, 43, 471; A. III, 7 sq. , 127; V, 95, 146, 153, 329 sq.; S. II, 29, 159, 206; It. 71, 102; J. IV, 131 (nibbiriya+); Vism. 132; DhA. I, 69. The eight kusītavatthūni, occasions of indolence, are enumerated at A. IV, 332; D. III, 255; Vbh. 385.—akusīta alert, mindful, careful Sn. 68 (+alīnacitto); Nd2 s. v.; Sdhp. 391. (Page 224)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuṣita (कुषित).—a. Mixed with water.

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Kusita (कुसित).—

1) An inhabited country.

2) One who lives on usury; see कुसीद (kusīda) below.

Derivable forms: kusitaḥ (कुसितः).

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

Kuśita (कुशित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Mixed, combined with water, &c. E. kuś or kuṣa to embrace, to mix, and itac Unadi affix; hence also kuṣita.

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Kuṣita (कुषित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Mixed with water, &c. see kuśita. n.

(-taṃ) Happy, well, right, fortunate, auspicious, &c.

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Kusita (कुसित).—m.

(-taḥ) An inhabited country. E. kus to shine, and ita Unadi aff.

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

Kusitā (कुसिता).—[feminine] a cert. demoniacal being.

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

1) Kuśita (कुशित):—[from kuśa] a mfn. mixed or combined with water ([varia lectio] kuṣita), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) b See [column]2.

3) Kuṣita (कुषित):—See kuśita and √kuṣ.

4) Kusita (कुसित):—m. ([from] √kus = kuś?), an inhabited country, [Uṇādi-sūtra]

5) a kind of demon, [Pāṇini 4-1, 37]

6) Kusitā (कुसिता):—[from kusita] f. = kusitāyī, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā iii, 2, 6]

7) [v.s. ...] (kustā) [iv, 2, 3.]

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

1) Kuśita (कुशित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Mixed.

2) Kuṣita (कुषित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Mixed; happy.

3) Kusita (कुसित):—(taḥ) 1. m. Inhabited land.

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Kusita 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kusita (ಕುಸಿತ):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of being depressed; depression.

2) [noun] a decrease in force, (atmospheric) pressure, activity, amount, price, 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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