- a couplet or distich of Sanskrit verse, especially one with each line containing 16 syllables.
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Examples from the Web for sloka
The Commentator refers, in explanation of this sloka, to Manu, ch.Hindu Law and Judicature
"We've made a 'sloka' since we came upstairs—Prue and I," said Rob.The Little Grey House
Marion Ames Taggart
This sloka is not correctly printed in any of the texts that I have seen.
The only difficulty consists in the second half of the sloka.
A line is omitted here, which seems to want a parallel to make up the sloka.Nala and Damayanti and Other Poems
Henry Hart Milman