Shlath, Ślath: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Ślath can be transliterated into English as Slath or Shlath, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ślath (श्लथ्).—1 P. (ślathati)

1) To be loose or slackened; श्लथद्दुकूलं कबरीं च विच्युताम् (ślathaddukūlaṃ kabarīṃ ca vicyutām) Bhāgavata 8.12.21.

2) To be weak or infirm.

3) To hurt, kill. -Caus. (ślathayati-te) To slacken, loosen, relax (fig. also); श्लथयितुं क्षणमक्षमताङ्गना न सहसा सहसा कृतवेपथुः (ślathayituṃ kṣaṇamakṣamatāṅganā na sahasā sahasā kṛtavepathuḥ) Śiśupālavadha 6.57; परित्राणस्नेहः श्लथयितुमशक्यः खलु यथा (paritrāṇasnehaḥ ślathayitumaśakyaḥ khalu yathā) G. L.37.

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

Ślath (श्लथ्).—r. 10th cl. (ślathayati-te) 1. To be weak, to be relaxed, loose, flaccid. 2. To hurt or kill.

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

Ślath (श्लथ्).—i. 1, and † 10, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To be relaxed, to open, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 8, 12, 21. 2. To be weak (cf. śrath).

— With the prep. vi vi, To be relaxed, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 6, 1, 60.

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

Ślath (श्लथ्).—(only [participle] ślathant) become loose or unfastened; [Causative] ślāthayati loose, relax.

ā & vi (ślathate) = [Simple]

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

Ślath (श्लथ्):—(collateral form of √śrath) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] ślathati (only [present participle] ślathat), to be loose or relaxed or flaccid, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] :—[Causal] ślathayati idem, [Dhātupāṭha xxxv, 18];

—to let loose, relax, loosen, [Śiśupāla-vadha];

—to hurt, kill, [Horace H. Wilson]

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Shlath 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

Shlath in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) languid, slothful; flaccid; feeble; diffused; hence ~[ta] (nf)..—shlath (श्लथ) is alternatively transliterated as Ślatha.

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