Naktavrata, Nakta-vrata: 5 definitions

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Naktavrata 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Naktavrata (नक्तव्रत).—

1) fasting by day and eating at night.

2) any penance or religious rite observed at night.

Derivable forms: naktavratam (नक्तव्रतम्).

Naktavrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nakta and vrata (व्रत).

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

Naktavrata (नक्तव्रत).—n.

(-taṃ) 1. Fasting by day and eating at night. E. nakta and vrata vow.

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

Naktavrata (नक्तव्रत):—[=nakta-vrata] [from nakta] n. ‘n°-observance’, eating at n° (and fasting by day), [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Naktavrata (नक्तव्रत):—[nakta-vrata] (taṃ) 1. n. Fasting by day and eating at night; a vow or ceremony observed at night.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Naktavrata in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Naktavrata (ನಕ್ತವ್ರತ):—[noun] = ನಕ್ತಭೋಜನ [naktabhojana].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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