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leśa: masculine vocative singular stem: leśa
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leśam. a small part or portion, particle, atom, little bit or slight trace of (genitive case or compound; -tas-and ena-,Ind. = very slightly or briefly; leśa-śas-,in small pieces ) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
leśam. smallness, littleness View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
leśam. a particular division or short space of time (= 2 or 12 kalā-s) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
leśam. a kind of song View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
leśam. (in rhetoric) a figure of speech in which a statement is made indirectly (exempli gratia, 'for example' ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
leśam. a figure of speech (in which what is usually considered as an advantage is represented as a disadvantage and vice versa) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
leśam. Name of a prince (a son of su-hotra-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
leśa leśya-, leṣṭavya- etc. See . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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leśa m. [√ lis=√ ris] particle, atom, drop, little bit, small amount of (g., --°ree;; very common --°ree;=very little or slight, insignifi cant; °ree;--, in., or -tas, very slightly or briefly); a rhetorical figure in which a statement is made indirectly (e. g. &open;the boast of the Pân davas on slaying Bhîshma under the leader ship of Sikhandin will be ours&close;); a rhetori cal figure in which what is usually considered as an advantage is represented as a disadvan tage and vice versâ.
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leśasuch a slow or indistinct utterance or pronunciation of the letter य् or व् preceded by अ, as shows that it is almost droppedition This indistinct or slurred utterance of य् or व, which is described as advocated by the Prātiśākhyakāra Vātsapra, corresponds to the utterance of य् or व् with a very low tone as mentioned by Pāņini in the rule व्योर्लघुप्रयत्नतरः शाकटायनस्य; exempli gratia, for example अाप उन्दन्तु; या जाता ओषधयः et cetera, and others; confer, compare लेशो वात्सप्रस्य एतयोः T.Pr. 10.23; confer, compare also लेशेन प्रयत्नशैथिल्येन ब्यञ्जनानां वचनमुच्चारणं क्रियते Uvvața on R.Pr. XIV.5.
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leśa noun (masculine) (in rhet.) a figure of speech in which a statement is made indirectly (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a figure of speech in which what is usually considered as an advantage is represented as a disadvantage and vice versa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of song (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a particular division or short space of time (2 or 12 Kalās) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a small part or portion (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
atom (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
little bit or slight trace of (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
littleness (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a prince (a son of Suhotra) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
particle (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
smallness (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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