American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A distich of Sanskrit verse consisting of two sixteen-syllable lines of two eight-syllable padas each.
- n. Alternative form of shloka.
- Sanskrit ślokaḥ, sound, hymn, sloka; see kleu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Earlier, only 40 hymns and one 'sloka' of Guru Ravidass, which were part of the Guru Granth Shaib, were treated as his compositions.”
“sloka' of Guru Ravidass, which is part of the Sikh holy book.”
“If honourable Members will care to go just outside this Assembly hall and look at the dome above, they will see a sloka in Sanskrit:”
“Page 49 1.1.1 - In this sloka, the particular words Abhijnah and Svarat are significant.”
“M: Na nirodha na chotpattirNabaddho na cha sadhakaha Na mumukshur na vai mukta Ityesha paramarthata This sloka appears in the second chapter [v. 32, vaithathya prakarana] of Gaudapada's Karika [a commentary on the Mandukyopanishad].”
“Sloka Telecom (www. sloka.com) – WiMax base stations”
“Here occurs a sloka regarding (Yayati's) descendants,”
“Here occurs a sloka descriptive of Tansu's descendants.”
“The only difficulty consists in the second half of the sloka.”
“The sloka commencing with Adushta and ending ratheshu cha does not occur in texts except those in Bengal.”
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