Nahi, Nāhī: 16 definitions
Nahi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
Nāhī (नाही):—One of the sixty-eight Siddhauṣadhi, as per Rasaśāstra texts (rasa literature). These drugs give siddhi (success) in mercurial operations. Even so, they are more powerful than rasa (mercury) itself. These may perform all the kāryas (‘effects’) and grant dehasiddhi (‘perfection of body’) and lohasiddhi (‘transmutation of base metals’) both.
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Nahi in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Enicostema axillare (Poir. ex Lam.) A.Raynal from the Gentianaceae (Gentian) family. For the possible medicinal usage of nahi, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nahī (नही).—f (Or naī) A river. Pr. ikaḍē nahī tikaḍē vahī.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nahī (नही).—f (Or naī) A river. Pr. ikaḍē nahī tikaḍē vahī.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nahi (नहि).—ind. Surely or certainly not, by no means, not at all; आशंसा नहि नः प्रेते जीवेम दशमूर्धनि (āśaṃsā nahi naḥ prete jīvema daśamūrdhani) Bhaṭṭikāvya 19.5.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nahi (नहि).—ind. No, not. E. ṇah to bind or tie, affix in .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nahi (नहि).—[na-hi], adv. 1. For not (non enim), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 168. 2. Not at all, [Daśakumāracarita] in
— nahi, Certainly not, [Pañcatantra] translation by Benfey, T. i. p. 465, n. 3.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nahi (नहि).—(na hi) [adverb] indeed not, by no means, not at all.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nahi (नहि):—[=na-hi] [from na] a See na-hi.
2) [=na-hi] b (na-hi, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā] and, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]) ind. ([gana] cādi) for not, surely not, by no means, not at all (often strengthened by other particles, as aṅga, nu, sma), [Ṛg-veda]; etc. (nahikam [gana] cādi).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nahi (नहि):—adv. No, not.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Nahi (नहि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇahi.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Nahi in Hindi refers in English to:—(ind) no, not; —[to] otherwise, or else; if not; lest; but for; no, certainly not..—nahi (नहीं) is alternatively transliterated as Nahīṃ.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Ṇahi (णहि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nakhin.
2) Ṇahi (णहि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Nakhin.
3) Ṇahi (णहि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Nahi.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Nahi (ನಹಿ):—[independent] an indeclinable used to express 'nay', 'no', etc.
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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Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Section II - Concerning the Self < [Chapter IV]
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