Sushlesha, Suśleṣa, Su-shlesha: 4 definitions


Sushlesha 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 Suśleṣa can be transliterated into English as Suslesa or Sushlesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Suśleṣa (सुश्लेष).—close union or embrace.

Derivable forms: suśleṣaḥ (सुश्लेषः).

Suśleṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and śleṣa (श्लेष).

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

Suśleṣa (सुश्लेष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) 1. Close or intimate union. 2. A close embrace. E. su, and śleṣa embrace.

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

1) Suśleṣa (सुश्लेष):—[=su-śleṣa] [from su > su-śaṃsa] m. close or intimate union, a close embrace, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. having a close embrace (and ‘having a beautiful play on words’; See śleṣa), [Vāsavadattā]

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

Suśleṣa (सुश्लेष):—[su-śleṣa] (ṣaḥ) 1. m. Close union, embrace.

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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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