Naishthurya, Naiṣṭhurya: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Naiṣṭhurya can be transliterated into English as Naisthurya or Naishthurya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Naiṣṭhurya (नैष्ठुर्य).—Cruelty, harshness, severity; जनकृपानैष्ठुर्यमुत्सृज्यताम् (janakṛpānaiṣṭhuryamutsṛjyatām) Sādhanapañchaka Stotra 4.

Derivable forms: naiṣṭhuryam (नैष्ठुर्यम्).

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

Naiṣṭhurya (नैष्ठुर्य) or Naiṣṭhuryya.—n. (-rya) Severity, cruelty. E. niṣṭhura, and ṣyañ aff.

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

Naiṣṭhurya (नैष्ठुर्य).—i. e. niṣṭhura + ya, n. Coarseness, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 91.

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

Naiṣṭhurya (नैष्ठुर्य).—[neuter] severity, harshness.

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

Naiṣṭhurya (नैष्ठुर्य):—[=nai-ṣṭhurya] [from nai] n. harshness, severity, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Hitopadeśa]

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

Naiṣṭhurya (नैष्ठुर्य):—(ryyaṃ) 1. n. Cruelty.

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Naishthurya 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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