Nikrintana, Nikṛntana: 9 definitions


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Nikrintana has 7 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Nikṛntana can be transliterated into English as Nikrntana or Nikrintana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Nikṛntana (निकृन्तन):—(von kart mit ni)

1) adj. f. ī niedermetzelnd, abschneidend. vernichtend: parasenā (astra) [Arjunasamāgama 3, 55.] [Rāmāyaṇa] [Gorresio 1, 30, 14.] [Gītagovinda 1, 31.] snehapāśa (upaśama) [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 5, 40.] karmamūla [BRAHMAVAIV. Pāṇini’s acht Bücher] in [Oxforder Handschriften 20,b,8. 26,b,11.] —

2) m. Name einer Hölle [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 12, 15.] —

3) n. a) das Niedermetzeln, Abschneiden: śatrūṇām [Mahābhārata 3, 14438.] kaṇṭhasya [2, 2193.] keśaśmaśrunakhaloma [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 25, 7, 18. 14, 3.] — b) Instrument zum Abschneiden; s. nakha .

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Nikṛntana (निकृन्तन):—

3) a) nāsā das Abschneiden [Kathāsaritsāgara 124, 120.]

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

Nikṛntana (निकृन्तन):——

1) Adj. am Ende eines Comp. niedermetzelnd , abschneidend.

2) m. eine best. Hölle.

3) n. — a) das Niedermetzeln , Abschneiden (der Haare u.s.w.). — b) ein Instrument zum Abschneiden in nakha.

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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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