Naipunya, Naipuṇya: 15 definitions


Naipunya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Naipunya has 13 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Naipuny.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Naipuṇya (नैपुण्य):—(wie eben) n. gaṇa brāhmaṇādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 1, 124.]

1) = naipuṇa [1.] [Sāvitryupākhyāna 3, 21,] [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 76, 39.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 104, 22. 30.] vidheḥ parāṅmukhībhūtasya [Pañcatantra 121, 16.] maddhairyālokanakrīḍā [Kathāsaritsāgara 21, 79.] [Daśakumāracarita] in [Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 185, 22.] —

2) = naipuṇa 2: dharma [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 4, 107.] yoga [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 16, 63.] cāturvarṇyasya dharmaṃ vai naipuṇyena prakīrtaya [Mahābhārata 13, 6423.] [Rāmāyaṇa 3, 75, 70.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Naipuṇya (नैपुण्य):—n. = naipuṇa

1) und 2).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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