Narapati, Nara-pati: 6 definitions
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India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Narapati.—(IE 8-2; EI 12, 19; HD; SITI), ‘lord of men’, ‘leader of the infantry’; title borne by the Coḻa monarchs; Vijayanagara rulers, etc., in view of the large infantry they possessed; cf. the titles Aśvapati and Gajapati, and also Aśvapati- gajapati-narapati-rāja-tray-ādhipati which was the title of some kings. See Ind. Ant., Vol. XV, p. 7; JBORS, Vol. V, p. 588. Note: narapati is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Narapati (नरपति).—a king; नरपतिहितकर्ता द्वेष्यतां याति लोके (narapatihitakartā dveṣyatāṃ yāti loke) Pt. नराणां च नराधिपम् (narāṇāṃ ca narādhipam) Bg.1.27; Ms.7.13; R.2.75;3.42;7.62; Me.39; Y.1.311.
Derivable forms: narapatiḥ (नरपतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) A king, a sovereign, a prince. E. nara man, pati lord.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Narapati (नरपति).—[masculine] king, prince.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Narapati (नरपति):—[=nara-pati] [from nara] m. ‘m°-lord’, a king, [Varāha-mihira; Kāvya literature] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] Name of one of the 4 [mythology] kings of Jambu-dvīpa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] of an author, [Catalogue(s)]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Full-text (+14): Naradeva, Narapatijayacarya, Narapativijaya, Narapatipatha, Narapatijayasura, Naradhipati, Kimnarapati, Ashvapati-Gajapati-Narapati-muvaru-rayara-ganda, Shivabhaskara, Hridayanarapati, Ashvapati-Gajapati-Narapati-raja-tray-adhipati, Jayapaddhati, Shrigalashakuna, Kaumaritantra, Lampata, Pustakendra, Jayalakshmi, Garudatantra, Jyotisharnava, Disapamokkha.
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The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
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Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)