Namabhidhana, Nāmābhidhāna, Naman-abhidhana: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Namabhidhana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (N) next»] — Namabhidhana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nāmābhidhāna (नामाभिधान).—n (nāma S Name, abhidhāna S Name. An inelegant compound.) A name. Ex. tēthīla pāṇḍyā bhāvīka pūrṇa || mahādājīpanta nā0 ॥.

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

nāmābhidhāna (नामाभिधान).—n A name.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of namabhidhana in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous (N) next»] — Namabhidhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nāmābhidhāna (नामाभिधान).—

1) declaring one's name.

2) a dictionary, lexicon.

Derivable forms: nāmābhidhānam (नामाभिधानम्).

Nāmābhidhāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāman and abhidhāna (अभिधान). See also (synonyms): nāmānuśāsana.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of namabhidhana in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: