Nanarthashabdaratna, Nānārthaśabdaratna: 2 definitions



Nanarthashabdaratna 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 Nānārthaśabdaratna can be transliterated into English as Nanarthasabdaratna or Nanarthashabdaratna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Nānārthaśabdaratna (नानार्थशब्दरत्न) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—lex. attributed to a Kālidāsa. Ind. Antiq. 1, 341 (and—[commentary] Tarala).

2) Nānārthaśabdaratna (नानार्थशब्दरत्न):—by some Kālidāsa ibid.
—[commentary] Taralā by Niculakaviyogicandra ibid. 31. 42. To find these two names combined sounds like a joke.

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

Nānārthaśabdaratna (नानार्थशब्दरत्न):—[=nānā-rtha-śabda-ratna] [from nānārtha > nānā] n. Name of dictionary

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