Navanita, Navanīta, Navanītā, Nāvanīta, Nava-nita: 22 definitions


Navanita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

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

Navanīta (नवनीत):—(1. nava + nīta) n. frische Butter [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 52.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 408.] [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 2, 3, 10, 1. 6, 1, 1, 5.] ājyaṃ vai devānāṃ surabhi ghṛtaṃ manuṣyāṇāmāyutaṃ pitṝṇāṃ navanītaṃ garbhāṇām [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 1, 3.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 3, 1, 3, 7. 8. 5, 3, 2, 6.] [ĀŚV. GṚHY. 1, 17.] [Pāraskara’s Gṛhyasūtrāṇi 2, 1.] [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 12, 27.] [Suśruta 1, 179, 19. 367, 10.] navanītaṃ yathā dadhno dvipadāṃ brāhmaṇo yathā [Mahābhārata 1, 257. 12, 6245.] navanītaṃ hṛdayaṃ brāhmaṇasya vāci kṣuro niśitastīkṣṇadhāraḥ [1, 786.] navanītasamāṃ vāṇī kṛtvā cittaṃ tu nirdayam [Pañcatantra] [?I,455. Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 82 (80,b),4.]

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Nāvanīta (नावनीत):—(von navanīta) adj. weich wie Butter: hṛdayaṃ viprāṇām [Mahābhārata 5, 7319.]

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

Nāvanīta (नावनीत):—Adj. (f. ī) —

1) von Butter kommend [Jaiminiyanyāyamālāvistara 1,4,28.] —

2) weich wie Butter [43,14.15.]

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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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