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sloka

[ sloh-kuh ]
/ ˈsloʊ kə /
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noun

a couplet or distich of Sanskrit verse, especially one with each line containing 16 syllables.

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Origin of sloka

First recorded in 1800–10; from Sanskrit śloka “sound, noise, stanza, hymn”
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