Anisha, Anīśa, Aniśa: 13 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Anisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Anīśa and Aniśa can be transliterated into English as Anisa or Anisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

anīśa (अनीश).—a Not having mastery or control over.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aniśa (अनिश).—a. Ved.

1) Nightless, i. e.uninterrupted, incessant (niśā taddhetukatvenopacārāt ceṣṭāvināśaḥ sā nāsti yasya).

2) Ever afraid.

-śam ind. Incessantly, ceaselessly; अनिशमपि मकरकेतुर्मनसो रुजमावहन्नभिमतो मे (aniśamapi makaraketurmanaso rujamāvahannabhimato me) Ś.3,4; Bv.2.162.

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Anīśa (अनीश).—a.

1) Having no lord or superior, paramount, supreme, without a controller, uncontrolled; सर्वप्रभुरनी- शस्त्वम् (sarvaprabhuranī- śastvam) R.1.2.

2) Not a master or lord, having no mastery or control over; not master of (with gen.); powerless; गात्राणामनीशोऽस्मि संवृत्तः (gātrāṇāmanīśo'smi saṃvṛttaḥ) Ś.2; अनीशया शरीरस्य हृदयं स्ववशं मयि न्यस्तम् (anīśayā śarīrasya hṛdayaṃ svavaśaṃ mayi nyastam) V.2.19; उर्ध्वं पितुश्च मातुश्च समेत्य भ्रातरः समम् । भजेरन् पैतृकं रिक्थमनीशास्ते हि जीवतोः (urdhvaṃ pituśca mātuśca sametya bhrātaraḥ samam | bhajeran paitṛkaṃ rikthamanīśāste hi jīvatoḥ) || Ms.9. 14.

3) Not one's own master, not independent (asva- tantra); एको ह्यनीशः सर्वत्र (eko hyanīśaḥ sarvatra).

-śaḥ Name of Viṣṇu (sarvaniyantā ana- nyasvāmiko hi saḥ).

-śā Helplessness (dīnabhāva); समाने वृक्षे पुरुषो निमग्नोऽनीशया शोचति मुह्यमानः (samāne vṛkṣe puruṣo nimagno'nīśayā śocati muhyamānaḥ) Muṇḍ.3.2.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aniśa (अनिश).—n.

(-śaṃ) Eternally, eternal, (not employed as an adjective). E. a neg. and niśa from niśā night; having no night or end.

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Anīśa (अनीश).—mfn.

(-śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) One who has not a lord or superior. m.

(-śaḥ) Vishnu. E. an neg. īśa lord.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anīśa (अनीश).—m., f., not being master, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 104.

Anīśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms an and īśa (ईश).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aniśa (अनिश).—[adverb] uninterruptedly, continually.

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Anīśa (अनीश).—[adjective] not ruling, not independent, not master over ([genetive]); [abstract] śā [feminine], śatva [neuter]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Aniśa (अनिश):—[=a-niśa] mfn. ‘nightless’, sleepless

2) [v.s. ...] uninterrupted, incessant (only in [compound])

3) Anīśa (अनीश):—[=an-īśa] mfn. one who has not a lord or superior, paramount

4) [v.s. ...] powerless, unable

5) [v.s. ...] m. Viṣṇu

6) Anīśā (अनीशा):—[=an-īśā] [from an-īśa] f. powerlessness, helplessness, [Upaniṣad]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aniśa (अनिश):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-śaḥ-śā-śam) Continual, incessant. aniśam used adv. continually, without interruption. E. a priv. and niśā, according to some, implying here merely the period of time, according to others, the want of occupation or rest i. e. literally ‘without a night’ or ‘without rest’.

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Anīśa (अनीश):—I. [tatpurusha compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-śaḥ-śā-śam) Not ruling, not being master over, without power, powerless, unable. 2. f.

(-śā) (In the Upanishads.) Want of power, impotence, insufficiency. E. a neg. and 1. īśa, 2. īśā. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-śaḥ-śā-śam) Without a lord or superior. And see anīśvara Ii. 2. m.

(-śaḥ) 1) A name of Viṣṇu.

2) A name of Śiva. E. a priv. and īśa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Anīśa (अनीश):—[anī+śa] (śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) a. Paramount. m. Vishnu; an atheist.

2) [(śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) a.] Unable.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Aniśa (अनिश) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṇiṃsa, Aṇīsa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anisha in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Aṇīsa (अणीस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Anīśa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aniśa (ಅನಿಶ):—

1) [adjective] having no night; being every-day.

2) [adjective] having no break; continuous; ever-flowing, running, acting; etc.

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Aniśa (ಅನಿಶ):—[noun] a god, for whom the day has no night between one point of time in the day to the corresponding point of the next day.

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Anīśa (ಅನೀಶ):—

1) [adjective] not being a master; not a master; not having freedom.

2) [adjective] helpless; having no support.

3) [adjective] having no lord or superior; independent.

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Anīśa (ಅನೀಶ):—

1) [noun] a man subject to the control of another.

2) [noun] (masc.) one without a support of any one else; a destitute.

3) [noun] (masc.) one does not have a lord; an independent man.

4) [noun] one who does not believe in the existence of God; an atheist.

5) [noun] a man who does not have required capacity, ability.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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