Nakshatranatha, aka: Nakṣatranātha, Nakshatra-natha; 3 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Nakṣatranātha can be transliterated into English as Naksatranatha or Nakshatranatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Nakshatranatha in Marathi glossaries]

nakṣatranātha (नक्षत्रनाथ).—m (S) nakṣatrapati m (S Lord of the stars.) The moon.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nakṣatranātha (नक्षत्रनाथ).—m nakṣatrapati m The moon.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

[Nakshatranatha in Sanskrit glossaries]

Nakṣatranātha (नक्षत्रनाथ).—the moon; R.6.66.

Derivable forms: nakṣatranāthaḥ (नक्षत्रनाथः).

Nakṣatranātha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nakṣatra and nātha (नाथ). See also (synonyms): nakṣatreśa, nakṣatreśvara, nakṣatrapa, nakṣatrapati, nakṣatrarāja.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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