Naktamcarin, Naktaṃcārin, Naktam-carin: 5 definitions
Naktamcarin 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Naktamcharin.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Naktaṃcārin (नक्तंचारिन्).—m. = नक्तचारिन् (naktacārin) q. v.
Naktaṃcārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naktam and cārin (चारिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naktaṃcārin (नक्तंचारिन्).—i. e. nakta + m-cārin, adj. Walking by night, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 90.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Naktaṃcārin (नक्तंचारिन्):—[=naktaṃ-cārin] [from naktaṃ > nakta] mfn. = -cara, [Gṛhya-sūtra; Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Manu-smṛti]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a cat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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