Nirvapa, Nirvāpa: 11 definitions


Nirvapa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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

Nirvāpa (निर्वाप):—(von vap mit nis) m.

1) Ausstreuung: yavasaṃcayān . nirvāpārthaṃ paśūnāṃ tu dadṛśustatra sarvaśaḥ .. [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 91, 72.] —

2) Darbringung, Spendung, insbes. an Verstorbene [TARKAVĀGĪŚA] zu [Amarakoṣa 2, 7, 30.] [Sāyaṇa] zu [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 1, 1.] pituścakāra tejasvī nirvāpam [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 103, 28.] [Mahābhārata 13, 4237.] —

3) Almosen [Pañcatantra 239, 6.] — Vgl. nirvapaṇa, nivāpa .

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Nirvāpa (निर्वाप):—

2) nirvāpādisaṃskṛtaṃ haviḥ [Scholiast] zu [Prātiśākha zum Atharvaveda 4, 105.]

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

Nirvāpa (निर्वाप):—1. m.

1) Ausstreuung Comm. zu [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtra 92,7.fgg.] —

2) Darbringung , Spendung , insbes. an Verstorbene.

3) Almosen.

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Nirvāpa (निर्वाप):—2. m. Mord , Todtschlag [Galano's Wörterbuch]

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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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