Naisha, Naiśa: 9 definitions


Naisha 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.

The Sanskrit term Naiśa can be transliterated into English as Naisa or Naisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

naiśa (नैश).—a S Nocturnal, nightly, relating to night.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Naiśa (नैश).—a. (-śī f.),

-naiśika a. (- f.)

1) Nocturnal, belonging to the night, nightly; तन्नैशं तिमिरमपाकरोति चन्द्रः (tannaiśaṃ timiramapākaroti candraḥ) Ś.6.3; नैशस्यार्चिर्हुतभुज इव छिन्नभूयिष्ठधूमा (naiśasyārcirhutabhuja iva chinnabhūyiṣṭhadhūmā) V.1.8; Kirātārjunīya 5.2; जगति नैशमशीतकरः करैर्वियति वारिदवृन्दमयं तमः (jagati naiśamaśītakaraḥ karairviyati vāridavṛndamayaṃ tamaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 6.43.

2) To be observed at night. °आत्मक (ātmaka) a. darkish; नैशात्मकं तमो विद्यात् त्रिगुणं मोहसंज्ञितम् (naiśātmakaṃ tamo vidyāt triguṇaṃ mohasaṃjñitam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 14.36.8.

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

Naiśa (नैश).—mfn.

(-śaḥ-śī-śaṃ) Nocturnal, relating to the night; or a person, &c. doing any thing by night. E. niśā night, and aṇ aff. also with ṭhañ aff. naiśika mfn. (-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ .)

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

Naiśa (नैश).—i. e. niśā + a, adj., f. śī, Nocturnal, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 102.

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

Naiśa (नैश).—[feminine] ī nocturnal, nightly.

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

1) Naiśa (नैश):—mf(ī)n. ([from] niśā) relating to night, happening at night, nightly, nocturnal, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) walking or studying at night, [Pāṇini 4-3, 51; 52 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) Naiṣa (नैष):—m. Name of a country, [Patañjali]

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

Naiśa (नैश):—[(śaḥ-śī-śaṃ) a.] Nocturnal.

[Sanskrit to German]

Naisha 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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