Netrabandha, Netra-bandha, Netrabamdha: 5 definitions


Netrabandha 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Netrabandha (नेत्रबन्ध).—hood-winking, playing at hide-and-seek; Bhāg.

Derivable forms: netrabandhaḥ (नेत्रबन्धः).

Netrabandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms netra and bandha (बन्ध).

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

1) Netrabandha (नेत्रबन्ध):—[=netra-bandha] [from netra > netavya] m. ‘eye-binding’, hood-winking

2) [v.s. ...] playing at hide-and-seek, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Netrabandha in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Netrabandha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nētrabaṃdha (ನೇತ್ರಬಂಧ):—

1) [noun] a binding of the eye with a band as to blind.

2) [noun] a children’s game in which one player does not look while others hide and then goes to find them; hide-and-seek.

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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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