Lajjita: 13 definitions
Lajjita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Lajjit.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
A type of glance (or facial expression): Lajjita: the upper eyelid dropped, the pupil also lowered bashfully, the lashes meeting; this modest glance is used modestly.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Lajjita (लज्जित) refers to a “kind of embrace by women”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 7.97.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
lajjita : (pp. of lajjati) was ashamed or abashed.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Lajjita, (pp. of lajjati) ashamed, bashful Sdhp. 35.—f. lajjitā as n. abstr. “bashfulness” DhA. I, 188. (Page 580)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
lajjita (लज्जित).—p (S) Ashamed or abashed.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Lajjita (लज्जित).—p Ashamed or abashed.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Lajjita (लज्जित).—p. p.
1) Modest, bashful.
2) Ashamed, abashed.
-tam A bashful act; इत्युपालभत संभुजिक्रियारम्भ- विघ्नघनलज्जितैर्जितम् (ityupālabhata saṃbhujikriyārambha- vighnaghanalajjitairjitam) N.18.64.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Ashamed, modest. E. lajjā modesty, itac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lajjita (लज्जित).—i. e. lajjā + ita, adj. Ashamed, bashful, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 158, 7.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lajjita (लज्जित).—[adjective] abashed, embarrassed, ashamed of ([instrumental] or —°); [neuter] shame, bashfulness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lajjita (लज्जित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Ashamed.
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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