Lajjashila, aka: Lajjāśīla, Lajja-shila; 3 Definition(s)

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Lajjashila means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Lajjāśīla can be transliterated into English as Lajjasila or Lajjashila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Lajjashila in Marathi glossary... « previous · [L] · next »

lajjāśīla (लज्जाशील).—a (S) Modestly disposed or minded, modest, shamefaced, retired, coy: also bashful.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lajjāśīla (लज्जाशील).—a Modest, coy; bashful.

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

Lajjashila in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [L] · next »

Lajjāśīla (लज्जाशील).—a. bashful, modest.

Lajjāśīla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lajjā and śīla (शील).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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Shila
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Sushila
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Danashila
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Dharmashila
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Nirlajja
Nirlajja (निर्लज्ज).—mfn. (-jjaḥ-jjā-jjaṃ) Impudent, shameless. E. nir neg. lajjā shame.
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Sadhushila
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Shilajit
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Shilaputra
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