Nantri, Nantṛ: 3 definitions

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Nantri 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 Nantṛ can be transliterated into English as Nantr or Nantri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nantṛ (नन्तृ).—One that causes cerebralization; cf. पूर्वो नन्ता नतिषु नम्यमुत्तरम् (pūrvo nantā natiṣu namyamuttaram) R.Pr.I.27. See नति (nati).

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Nantṛ (नन्तृ).—[adjective] ([grammar]) bending, changing (a nasal into a cerebral).

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

1) Nantṛ (नन्तृ):—[from nantavya] mfn. bending, bowing

2) [v.s. ...] changing a dental to a cerebral, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

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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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