Nabh: 9 definitions


Nabh means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nabh (नभ्).—1 Ā. (nabhate)

1) To hurt, injure; सुग्रीवः प्रघसं नेभे (sugrīvaḥ praghasaṃ nebhe) Bhaṭṭikāvya 14.33.

2) To be torn or rent, to burst; नभन्ता- मन्यकेषां ज्याका अधि धन्वसु (nabhantā- manyakeṣāṃ jyākā adhi dhanvasu) Rv 1.133.1.

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Nabh (नभ्).—f. Ved. Hurt, injury; सहो नभोऽविरणाय पूर्वीः (saho nabho'viraṇāya pūrvīḥ) Ṛgveda 1.174.8.

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

Ṇabh (णभ्).—[ṇabha] r. 1st cl. (nabhate praṇabhate) 4th cl. (nabhyati) and 9th cl. (namnāti) 1. To kill, to injure. 2. To be annihilated, to cease to be.

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

Nabh (नभ्).— i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] † i. 4, ii. 9, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To burst. 2. To injure.

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

Nabh (नभ्).—nabhate burst (tr. & [intransitive]). [Causative] tear open, rend asunder.

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Nābh (नाभ्).—[feminine] opening or spring.

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

1) Nabh (नभ्):—1. nabh [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] nabhate, to burst, be torn or rent asunder, [Ṛg-veda viii, 39, 1; x, 133, 1];

— [imperfect tense] [Parasmaipada] nabhas, to break or destroy (?), [i, 174, 8] (cf. [Dhātupāṭha xviii, 13; Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska ii, 19]);—[class] 4. 9. [Parasmaipada] nabhyati, nabhnāti ([Dhātupāṭha xxvi, 130, xxxi, 48]), to hurt, injure ([perfect tense] [Ātmanepada] nebhe, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]) :—[Causal] nabhayati, to cause to burst, tear open, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]

2) 2. nabh f. or m. injury ([Sāyaṇa]) or injurer, [Ṛg-veda i, 174, 8] (only [accusative] [plural] nabhas; but cf. 1. nabh above).

3) Nābh (नाभ्):—f. (√1. nabh) an opening, fissure, spring, [Ṛg-veda ix, 74, 6.]

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

Ṇabh (णभ्):—(ña, ya, ga) nabhati, te 1. c. nabhyati 4. a. nabhnāti 9. a. To kill, to die.

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Nabh 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nabh in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) the sky; firmament; ether; ~[gami/cara/cari] sky-faring..—nabh (नभ) is alternatively transliterated as Nabha.

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