Nakshatrapa, Nakṣatrapa, Nakshatra-pa: 6 definitions


Nakshatrapa 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 Nakṣatrapa can be transliterated into English as Naksatrapa or Nakshatrapa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nakṣatrapa (नक्षत्रप).—the moon; R.6.66.

Derivable forms: nakṣatrapaḥ (नक्षत्रपः).

Nakṣatrapa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nakṣatra and pa (प). See also (synonyms): nakṣatreśa, nakṣatreśvara, nakṣatranātha, nakṣatrapati, nakṣatrarāja.

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

Nakṣatrapa (नक्षत्रप).—m.

(-paḥ) The moon. E. nakṣatra and pa who cherishes.

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

Nakṣatrapa (नक्षत्रप):—[=nakṣatra-pa] [from nakṣatra > nakṣ] m. = -nātha, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Nakṣatrapa (नक्षत्रप):—[nakṣatra-pa] (paḥ) 1. m. The moon.

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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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