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sloka

[sloh-kuh]
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  1. 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

Historical Examples

  • The Commentator refers, in explanation of this sloka, to Manu, ch.

    Hindu Law and Judicature

    Yjnavalkya

  • "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.