Nashtarupa, Naṣṭarūpā, Naṣṭarūpa, Nashta-rupa: 5 definitions

Introduction

Nashtarupa 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 terms Naṣṭarūpā and Naṣṭarūpa can be transliterated into English as Nastarupa or Nashtarupa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Naṣṭarūpā (नष्टरूपा).—Name given to an anustup verse which has nine, ten and eleven syllables respectively for the first, second and third feet; e.g. विपृच्छामि पाक्यान् देवान् (vipṛcchāmi pākyān devān) R.V.I.120.4; cf. R.Pr. XVI. 29. The verse has got 32 syllables, but it has only three feet instead of four.

context information

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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Naṣṭarūpa (नष्टरूप).—a. invisible

Naṣṭarūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naṣṭa and rūpa (रूप).

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

Naṣṭarūpa (नष्टरूप).—adj. disappeared, Mahābhārata 3, 2604.

Naṣṭarūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naṣṭa and rūpa (रूप).

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

Naṣṭarūpa (नष्टरूप).—[adjective] invisible, unknown.

context information

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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