Nibandh: 7 definitions


Nibandh means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Nibandh.—(Select Inscriptions, p. 202), to register. Note: nibandh 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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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nibandh (निबन्ध्).—9 P.

1) To bind, tie, fasten, chain, fetter; आत्मवन्तं न कर्माणि निबन्ध्नन्ति धनंजय (ātmavantaṃ na karmāṇi nibandhnanti dhanaṃjaya) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 4.41;9.9;14.7; 18.17; Manusmṛti 6.14; Kumārasambhava 5.1.

2) To fix upon, rivet; त्वयि निबद्धरतेः (tvayi nibaddharateḥ) V.4.29; Bhartṛhari 3.87.

3) To join, unite, connect; आभाति वेला लवणाम्बुराशेर्धारानिबद्धेव कलङ्करेखा (ābhāti velā lavaṇāmburāśerdhārānibaddheva kalaṅkarekhā) R.13. 15.

4) To form, build, construct, arrange; हेमनिबद्धं चक्रम्, पाषाणचयबद्धः कूपः (hemanibaddhaṃ cakram, pāṣāṇacayabaddhaḥ kūpaḥ) &c.

5) To write, compose; मया निबद्धेयमतिद्वयी कथा (mayā nibaddheyamatidvayī kathā) K.5.

6) To restrain, obstruct.

7) To fix upon, impose.

8) To appoint.

9) To place, locate.

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

Nibandh (निबन्ध्).—bind on, fasten, tie to ([locative]); fetter, chain (l. & [feminine]); join, unite; build, construct; close up, stop, restrict; fix, put or turn upon ([locative]); compose, write down; betray, manifest.

Nibandh is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ni and bandh (बन्ध्).

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

Nibandh (निबन्ध्):—[=ni-√bandh] [Parasmaipada] -badhnāti, to bind on, tie, fasten to ([locative case]), [Atharva-veda; Kauśika-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to enchain, fetter ([literally] and [figuratively]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;

—to contract, unite, join, close, obstruct, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara];

—to compose, draw up, write down, [Manu-smṛti; Varāha-mihira; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;

—to catch, win, acquire, [Mahābhārata; Pañcatantra];

—to hold fast, restrain, check, [Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa];

—to put or fix upon (foot, eye etc. id est. undertake, begin, with [locative case]), [Harivaṃśa; Kāvya literature; Pañcatantra];

—to fix, place, locate, [Rājataraṅgiṇī];

—to show, exhibit, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa] :

—[Passive voice] -badhyate, to be bound etc., [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Nibandh (निबन्ध्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇibaṃdha, Ṇivaṃdha.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nibandh in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) an essay; ~[kara/lekhaka] an essayist; -[samgraha] a collection of essays; [nibamdhavali] a series/collection of essays..—nibandh (निबंध) is alternatively transliterated as Nibaṃdha.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Nibandh is another spelling for निबन्ध [nibandha].—n. 1. essay; literary composition; article; 2. treatise; bond; fixation;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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