Shesh: 1 definition



Shesh means something in 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.

Ambiguity: Although Shesh has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Shesha.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Shesh in Hindi refers in English to:—(a and nm) rest, remaining; outstanding; residue; balance, remainder; ~[kala] the moment/time of death; ~[naga] name of the celebrated mythological thousand-headed serpent (regarded as an emblem of eternity); ~[shayi] Lord Vishnu (who is supposed to sleep over the [sheshanaga] during intervals of creation)..—shesh (शेष) is alternatively transliterated as Śeṣa.

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