Nakshatrapati, Nakṣatrapati, Nakshatra-pati: 3 definitions


Nakshatrapati 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 Nakṣatrapati can be transliterated into English as Naksatrapati or Nakshatrapati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nakshatrapati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nakṣatrapati (नक्षत्रपति).—the moon; R.6.66.

Derivable forms: nakṣatrapatiḥ (नक्षत्रपतिः).

Nakṣatrapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nakṣatra and pati (पति). See also (synonyms): nakṣatreśa, nakṣatreśvara, nakṣatranātha, nakṣatrapa, nakṣatrarāja.

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

Nakṣatrapati (नक्षत्रपति):—[=nakṣatra-pati] [from nakṣatra > nakṣ] m. = -pa

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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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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Nakṣatrapati (नक्षत्रपति):—n. moon;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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