Nairgunya, Nairguṇya: 9 definitions

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Nairgunya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nairgunya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य).—n S Destituteness of attributes or properties. See nirguṇa.

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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 dictionary

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

Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य).—

1) Absence of qualities or properties; गुणानुरक्तं व्यसनाय जन्तोः क्षेमाय नैर्गुण्यमथो मनः स्यात् (guṇānuraktaṃ vyasanāya jantoḥ kṣemāya nairguṇyamatho manaḥ syāt) Bhāg.5.11.8.

2) Want of excellence, absence of good qualities; नैर्गुण्यमेव साधीयो धिगस्तु गुणगौरवम् (nairguṇyameva sādhīyo dhigastu guṇagauravam) Bv.1.88.

Derivable forms: nairguṇyam (नैर्गुण्यम्).

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

Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य).—n.

(-nyaṃ) Absence of qualities or properties. E. nirguṇa, and ṣyañ aff.

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

Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य).—i. e. nis-guṇa + ya, I. n. 1. Freedom from qualities, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 1, 15, 31. 2. Want of good qualities, Mahābhārata 2, 674. Ii. adj. Not having any relation to qualities, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 32, 32.

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

Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य).—[neuter] want of qualities or virtues.

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

1) Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य):—[=nair-guṇya] [from nair > naiḥ] n. absence of qualities or properties, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] want of good qu° or excellencies, [Mahābhārata; Pañcatantra]

3) [v.s. ...] mfn. having no connection with qu°, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य):—(ṇyaṃ) 1. n. Absence of qualities.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य):—1. (von nirguṇa) n.

1) Qualitätslosigkeit [Mahābhārata 12, 7480.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 1, 15, 31. 2, 1, 7. 9.] —

2) das Nichtbesitzen von Vorzügen [Mahābhārata 2, 674. 5, 1380. 12, 3018.] [Pañcatantra ed. orn. I, 248.]

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Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य):—2. (vom vorherg.) adj. zu keiner Qualität in Beziehung stehend: jñānayoga [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 32, 32.] (Gegens. guṇānurakta): manas [5, 11, 8.] jñāna [NĀRADA][?’s PAÑCARĀTRA 1 im Śabdakalpadruma] u. pañcarātra .

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Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य):—1.

2) [Mahābhārata 12, 11014.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य):—1. n.

1) Qualitätslosigkeit.

2) das Nichtbesitzen von Vorzügen.

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Nairguṇya (नैर्गुण्य):—2. Adj. zu keiner Qualität in Beziehung stehend.

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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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