Naha, Nāha: 11 definitions

Introduction:

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

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

naha : (ind.) surely not.

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

Nāha, (nt.) (cp. nayhati, naddha) armour J. I, 358 (sabba°sannaddha). Cp. onāha. (Page 351)

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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

Nāha (नाह).—[nah bhāve ghañ]

1) Binding, confinement.

2) A trap or snare.

3) Costiveness, constipation.

Derivable forms: nāhaḥ (नाहः).

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

Nāha (नाह).—m.

(-haḥ) 1. Binding, confinement. 2. A trap, a snare for catching deer, &c. 3. Obstruction in any organ or secretion of the body, as costiveness, &c. E. ṇah to bind, affix bhāve ghañ .

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

Nāha (नाह).—i. e. nah + a, m. Obstruction, [Suśruta] 2, 369, 5.

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

1) Nāha (नाह):—m. (√nah) binding, tying, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) obstruction (cf. nāsā-n)

3) trap or snare for catching deer, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Naha (नह):—(ya, lau, ña) nahyati, te 1. c. To bind.

2) Nāha (नाह):—(haḥ) 1. m. Binding; a trap for deer; constipation.

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Naha 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

1) Nāha (नाह) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nātha.

2) Ṇaha (णह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Nabhas.

3) Ṇāha (णाह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Nātha.

4) Nāha (नाह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Nātha.

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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

Nāha (ನಾಹ):—

1) [noun] a binding or being bound.

2) [noun] an obstruction; an impediment; a trap.

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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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