Nairdeshika, Nairdeśika: 5 definitions


Nairdeshika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Nairdeśika can be transliterated into English as Nairdesika or Nairdeshika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Nairdeshika in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nairdeśika (नैर्देशिक).—Matter of communication; statement made for communication. Uddyota explains the word as निर्देशः बोधः प्रयोजनमस्य नैर्देशिकः । (nirdeśaḥ bodhaḥ prayojanamasya nairdeśikaḥ |) cf. एते खल्वपि नैर्देशिकानां वार्ततरका भवन्ति ये सर्वनाम्ना निर्देशाः क्रियन्ते (ete khalvapi nairdeśikānāṃ vārtatarakā bhavanti ye sarvanāmnā nirdeśāḥ kriyante) M. Bh. on P. I.1.67.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nairdeshika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nairdeśika (नैर्देशिक).—A servant; नैर्देशिकैर्यस्य वशे जनोऽयम् (nairdeśikairyasya vaśe jano'yam) Bhāg.

Derivable forms: nairdeśikaḥ (नैर्देशिकः).

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

Nairdeśika (नैर्देशिक):—[=nair-deśika] [from nair > naiḥ] mf(ī)n. ([from] nir-deśa), [Patañjali]

[Sanskrit to German]

Nairdeshika 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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