Vilasika, Vilāsikā: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vilāsikā (विलासिका).—A drama in one act full of love-incidents; it is thus defined in S. D. :-शृङ्गारबहुलैकाङ्का दश- लास्याङ्गसंयुता । विदूषकविटाभ्यां च पीठमर्देन भूषिता । हीना गर्भ- विमर्शाभ्यां संधिभ्यां हीननायका । स्वल्पवृत्ता सुनेपथ्या विख्याता सा विलासिका (śṛṅgārabahulaikāṅkā daśa- lāsyāṅgasaṃyutā | vidūṣakaviṭābhyāṃ ca pīṭhamardena bhūṣitā | hīnā garbha- vimarśābhyāṃ saṃdhibhyāṃ hīnanāyakā | svalpavṛttā sunepathyā vikhyātā sā vilāsikā) || 552.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kā) A drama in one act on any light subject or adventure. vi, las to shine, ṇvul aff., fem. form.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vilāsikā (विलासिका):—[=vi-lāsikā] [from vi-lāsaka > vi-lāsa > vi-las] f. a kind of drama (in one act on any light subject or adventure), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vilasikatva.
Ends with: Kavilashika.
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