Naramedha, Nara-medha: 12 definitions
Naramedha 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Naramedha (नरमेध).—The belly of the personified Veda.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 104. 84.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
naramēdha (नरमेध).—m (S) Human sacrifice.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
naramēdha (नरमेध).—m Human sacrifice.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Naramedha (नरमेध).—a human sacrifice.
Derivable forms: naramedhaḥ (नरमेधः).
Naramedha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nara and medha (मेध).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-dhaḥ) A human sacrifice. E. nara, and medha a sacrifice. midha ādhāre ghañ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naramedha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nara and medha (मेध).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naramedha (नरमेध).—[masculine] = narabali.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naramedha (नरमेध):—[=nara-medha] [from nara] m. = -bali, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naramedha (नरमेध):—[nara-medha] (dhaḥ) 1. m. A human sacrifice.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a religious sacrifice in which the life of a human being is offered to propitiate a god.
2) [noun] any killing of human beings (esp. in mass); homicide.
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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Part 5 - Canto-wise Summary (of the Jarasandhavadha Mahakavyam) < [Critical Introduction]
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Chapter 45 - On the anecdote of Dakṣiṇā < [Book 9]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 12 - Merit Earned by Protecting a Brāhmaṇa < [Section 4 - Brahma-khaṇḍa (Section on Brahman)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
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