Nishitha, Nisītha, Niśitha, Niśithā, Nisitha: 18 definitions


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Nishitha has 16 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Niśitha and Niśithā can be transliterated into English as Nisitha or Nishitha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Nishith.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Niśitha (निशिथ):—m. Name eines der 3 Söhne der Doṣā (Nacht) [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 13, 14.] niśītha hat [WILSON] in [Viṣṇupurāṇa 98, Nalopākhyāna 1]; da aber auch die BURNOUF'sche Uebersetzung die Kürze hat, so ist vielleicht kein Druckfehler anzunehmen.

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Niśītha (निशीथ):—(von śī mit ni) m. [Uṇādisūtra 2, 9.] Mitternacht (die Zeit des Schlafes) [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 3, 6.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 145.] [Medinīkoṣa th. 20.] [Halāyudha 1, 109.] [VIŚVA] bei [UJJVAL.] [Mahābhārata 1, 4275. 2, 831. 4, 764.] [Ṛtusaṃhāra 1, 3.] [Meghadūta 86.] [Amaruśataka 11.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 13, 47.] [Vetālapañcaviṃśati] in [Lassen’s Anthologie 13, 1. 18, 10. 25, 4. 29, 10. 30, 2.] Nacht überh. [Medinīkoṣa] [VIŚVA] bei [UJJVAL.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 45, 70. 87, 41.] dīpāḥ [Raghuvaṃśa 3, 15.]

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Niśitha (निशिथ):—mit Kürze aus metrischen Rücksichten.

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Niśītha (निशीथ):—n. [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 11, 8, 26.] — Vgl. mahā .

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

Niśitha (निशिथ):—(metrisch) m. Mitternacht , personificirt als einer der drei Söhne der Nacht.

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Niśītha (निशीथ):—m. und (ausnahmsweise) n. Mitternacht , Nacht überh.

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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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