Shakla, Śakla: 8 definitions


Shakla means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology. 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 Śakla can be transliterated into English as Sakla or Shakla, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shakl.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Shakla in Nepal is the name of a plant defined with Aeschynomene aspera in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hedysarum lagenarium Roxb. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Journal de Botanique (1813)
· Flora of West Pakistan (1977)
· Species Plantarum, ed. 4
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Taxon (1982)
· Verh. Bat. Gen. (1790)

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śakla (शक्ल).—mfn.

(-klaḥ-klā-klaṃ) Speaking civilly or kindly. E. śak to be able, (to delight simply by speaking,) kla Unadi affix; also śakra and śakru .

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

Śakla (शक्ल).—[śak + la] (cf. śac), adj. Affable.

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

1) Śakla (शक्ल):—[from śak] 1. śakla mfn. (for 2. See p. 1047, col. 1.) speaking pleasantly or kindly, affable, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. śakna).

2) 2. śakla m. (for 1. See p. 1045, col. 2) [probably] for śakala, śalka, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

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

Śakla (शक्ल):—[(klaḥ-klā-klaṃ) a.] Speaking civilly or kindly.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śakla (शक्ल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sakka.

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Shakla 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Śakla (शक्ल) [Also spelled shakl]:—(nf) shape, form; looks, appearance, countenance; -[surata] looks, appearance; —[taka na pahacānanā] not to know from Adam; —[to dekho] (ironically) look at the cheek! what a man and what a mind!; —[dikhānā] to turn up, to show up, to make an appearance; —[dekhate raha jānā] to gaze in astonishment; to be wonderstruck at the sight of; —[na dikhānā] not to turn up/show up, to shun a meeting; —[pahacānanā] to recognise by face; to identify by (the very) looks; —[banānā] to wear a strange look; to be out of countenance; —[bigāḍanā] to develop ugly looks, to wear an outlandish look; to be deformed/defaced.

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