Naipunya, aka: Naipuṇya; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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naipuṇya (नैपुण्य).—n S Conversancy with; skilledness and cleverness in.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

naipuṇya (नैपुण्य).—n Skill; proficiency.

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

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Naipuṇya (नैपुण्य).—

1) Dexterity, skill, cleverness, proficiency; चातुर्वर्ण्यस्य धर्मं वै नैपुण्येन प्रकीर्तय (cāturvarṇyasya dharmaṃ vai naipuṇyena prakīrtaya) Mb.13.141.34; नैपुणोन्नेयमन्ति (naipuṇonneyamanti) U.6.26; Śi.16.3.

2) Strictness, exactness.

3) Anything that requires skill, a delicate matter.

4) Totality, completeness; इदं तु वृत्तिवैकल्यात्त्यजतो धर्म- नैपुणम् (idaṃ tu vṛttivaikalyāttyajato dharma- naipuṇam) Ms.1.85.

Derivable forms: naipuṇyam (नैपुण्यम्).

See also (synonyms): naipuṇa.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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