Naiveshika, Naiveśika: 7 definitions


Naiveshika 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 Naiveśika can be transliterated into English as Naivesika or Naiveshika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Naiveśika (नैवेशिक).—

1) Any vessel or implement forming part of domestic furniture; नैवेशिकं सर्वगुणोपपन्नं ददाति वै यस्तु नरो द्विजाय (naiveśikaṃ sarvaguṇopapannaṃ dadāti vai yastu naro dvijāya) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.57.33.

2) A present to a Brāhmaṇa householder, e. g. a girl or ornaments given with her.

Derivable forms: naiveśikam (नैवेशिकम्).

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

Naiveśika (नैवेशिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) A present to a Brahman who is a householder, a girl so given, or ornaments with her, &c. E. niveśa a house, aff. ṭhak .

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

Naiveśika (नैवेशिक).—[neuter] furniture of a house.

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

1) Naiveśika (नैवेशिक):—[=nai-veśika] [from nai] n. any vessel or implement belonging to the furniture of a house, [Yājñavalkya]

2) [v.s. ...] a present to a Brāhman house holder, a girl so given or ornaments with her, etc., [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Naiveśika (नैवेशिक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. A present to a brāhman, as a girl, jewels, &c.

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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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