Nacira: 6 definitions


Nacira means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Nachira.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Nacira, (adj.) (Sk. nacira=na+cira) not of long duration, short Sn. 694; gen nacirass’eva after a short time, shortly Sn. p. 16; J. IV, 2, 392; Miln. 250. (Page 345)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nacira (नचिर).—a. See अचिर (acira); योगयुक्तो मुनिर्ब्रह्म नचिरेणाधिगच्छति (yogayukto munirbrahma nacireṇādhigacchati) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 5.6;12.7.

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

Nacira (नचिर).—[adjective] not long (time); [neuter] not long, for a short time (also kālam). Instr., [ablative], & [dative] shortly, soon.

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

Nacira (नचिर):—[=na-cira] [from na] mfn. not long (in time), [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Nacira 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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