Vilasita: 15 definitions


Vilasita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vilsit.

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In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Vilasita (विलसित) in Sanskrit (or Vilasia in Prakrit) refers to a “radiance action” (pejoratively “coquetry” of fate of the Kali era, etc.), as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vilasita : (pp. of vilasati) shone forth; gay shining; splendid. || vilāsitā (f.), coquetry.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vilasita, (adj.) (pp. of vilasati) shining; gay, playful, coquettish J. V, 420. (Page 635)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vilasita (विलसित).—a (vilasat S) Shining, splendid, gorgeous, beautiful.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vilasita (विलसित).—a Shining.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vilasita (विलसित).—p. p.

1) Glittering, shining, gleaming.

2) Appeared, manifested; तया विलसितेष्वेषु गुणेषु गुणवनिव (tayā vilasiteṣveṣu guṇeṣu guṇavaniva) Bhāgavata 1.2.31.

3) Sportive, wanton.

-tam 1 Glittering, gleaming.

2) A gleam, flash; रोधोभुवां मुहुरमुत्र हिरण्मयीनां भासस्तडिद्विलसितानि विडम्बयन्ति (rodhobhuvāṃ muhuramutra hiraṇmayīnāṃ bhāsastaḍidvilasitāni viḍambayanti) Kirātārjunīya 5.46; Meghadūta 83; V.4.

3) Appearance, manifestation; as in अज्ञानविलसितम् (ajñānavilasitam) &c.

4) Sport, play; dalliance, amorous or wanton gesture (fig. also); अतिपिशुनानि चैकान्तनिष्ठुरस्य दैवहतकस्य विलसितानि (atipiśunāni caikāntaniṣṭhurasya daivahatakasya vilasitāni) K.

5) Action or gesture in general.

6) Effect, fruit, result; सुकृतविलसितानां स्थानमूर्जस्वलानाम् (sukṛtavilasitānāṃ sthānamūrjasvalānām) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 2.9.

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

Vilasita (विलसित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Sportive, wanton. 2. Glittering, shining. n.

(-taṃ) 1. Wanton pastime or gestures. 2. A gleam, a flash. 3. Manifestation. E. vi before las to shine, kta aff.

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

Vilasita (विलसित).—[adjective] shining, radiant, appeared, risen, moving to and fro, coruscating (lightning), sporting, dallying.

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

1) Vilasita (विलसित):—[=vi-lasita] [from vi-lasana > vi-las] mfn. gleaming, glittering, shining forth, appearing, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] played, sported (n. also [impersonal or used impersonally]), [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] moving to and fro, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] n. flashing, quivering (of lightning), [Vikramorvaśī; Prabodha-candrodaya]

5) [v.s. ...] appearing, manifestation (vidyā, v manifestation of knowledge), [Catalogue(s)]

6) [v.s. ...] sport play, pastime, dalliance, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

7) [v.s. ...] any action or gesture, [Raghuvaṃśa]

8) Vilāsitā (विलासिता):—[=vi-lāsi-tā] [from vi-lāsin > vi-lāsa > vi-las] f. wantonness, playfulness, cheerfulness, [Harivaṃśa; Mālavikāgnimitra]

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

Vilasita (विलसित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Sporting. n. Wanton pastime.

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

Vilasita (विलसित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vilasiya.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vilasita (विलसित) [Also spelled vilsit]:—(a) looking pretty/splendid; making merry, enjoying.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vilasita (ವಿಲಸಿತ):—[adjective] = ವಿಲಸತ್ತು - [vilasattu -] 1

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Vilasita (ವಿಲಸಿತ):—

1) [noun] sport; a play.

2) [noun] gracefulness; exquisiteness.

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Vilāsita (ವಿಲಾಸಿತ):—[adjective] giving joy, pleasure; pleasant; enjoyable.

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Vilāsita (ವಿಲಾಸಿತ):—[noun] any activity or experience that gives enjoyment or recreation; pastime; sport.

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Viḷasita (ವಿಳಸಿತ):—[adjective] = ವಿಳಸತ್ತು - [vilasattu -] 1

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Viḷasita (ವಿಳಸಿತ):—

1) [noun] sport; a play.

2) [noun] gracefulness; exquisiteness.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

1) Vilasita (विलसित):—adj. glittering; gleaming; shining; sparkling; 2. a gleam; 3. appeared; manifested; 3. sportive; wanton;

2) Vilasita (विलसित):—n. 1. gleaming; shining; sparkling; 2. a gleam; 3. appearance; manifestation;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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