Narapashu, Narapaśu, Nara-pashu: 8 definitions

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Introduction:

Narapashu 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.

The Sanskrit term Narapaśu can be transliterated into English as Narapasu or Narapashu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Narapashu in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

narapaśu (नरपशु).—m (S A man-brute; a brute though in the human form.) A term of opprobrium for a fool or an irreligious person.

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

narapaśu (नरपशु).—m A brute though in the human form. A term of opprobrium for a wicked person.

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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Narapaśu (नरपशु).—'a beast-like man', a beast in human form.

Derivable forms: narapaśuḥ (नरपशुः).

Narapaśu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nara and paśu (पशु).

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

Narapaśu (नरपशु).—and

Narapaśu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nara and paśu (पशु).

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

Narapaśu (नरपशु).—[masculine] man-beast.

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

1) Narapaśu (नरपशु):—[=nara-paśu] [from nara] m. ‘m°-beast’, a brute in human form, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a m° as sacrificial victim, [Jātakamālā]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Narapaśu (नरपशु):—(nara + paśu) m. ein Vieh in Menschengestalt, ein Vieh von Mensch [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 16, 38.]

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.

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