Papashila, Pāpaśīla, Papa-shila: 5 definitions
Papashila 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 Pāpaśīla can be transliterated into English as Papasila or Papashila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Pāpaśīla (पापशील).—a. prone to evil, wicked by nature, evil minded.
Pāpaśīla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāpa and śīla (शील).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāpaśīla (पापशील).—[adjective] of bad character, wicked; [abstract] tva [neuter]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāpaśīla (पापशील):—[=pāpa-śīla] [from pāpa] mf(ā)n. of bad character, wicked (-tva n.), [Veṇīs.; Pañcatantra]
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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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Starts with: Papashilatva.
Full-text: Papashilatva, Shila.
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