Nritta, Nṛtta: 16 definitions


Nritta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Nritta has 14 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Nṛtta can be transliterated into English as Nrtta or Nritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Nṛtta (नृत्त):—n. Tanz s. u. nart; nachgetragen könnte hier werden [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 11, 8, 24.] nṛttaṃ tālalayāśrayam [DAŚAR. 1, 9.] nṛttajña [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 5, 73.]

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

Nṛtta (नृत्त):—n. Tanz. mayūrasya [238,15.]

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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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