Nid: 9 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nid (निद्).—1 U. (nedati-te)

1) To be near.

2) To blame, censure, approach; cf. निन्द् (nind).

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Nid (निद्).—f. Ved. Mocking, despising, censuring.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nid (निद्).—[(i) nidi] r. 1st cl. (nindati) To reproach, to blame.

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

Nid (निद्).— i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] [Ātmanepada.] (only ved. and very seldom), and nind Nind (perhaps originally vb. nad with the prep. ni), i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] (in epic poetry also [Ātmanepada.], Mahābhārata 7, 2601), To blame, Mahābhārata 2, 2275. nindita 1. Reprehended, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 47. 2. Reprehensible, 42. 3. Despised, 3, 165. 4. Forbidden, 11, 44. 5. Inauspicious, 182. Comp. A- adj. blameless, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 42. nindya 1. reprehensible, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 42. 2. forbidden, 3, 50. 3. disgraceful, 11, 53. Comp. 1. A-nindya adj. blameless, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 42. 2. A-nedya adj. blameless, Chr. 293, 4 = [Rigveda.] i. 87, 4.

— With the prep. pari pari To blame violently, Mahābhārata 5, 40.

— With prati prati To blame, 3, 15656.

— With vi vi To blame, 3, 13700.

— Cf. etc., etc.; [Gothic.] ga-naitjan, naiteins; [Old High German.] neizjan; [Anglo-Saxon.] naetan, naeting; probably also [Gothic.] neith, A. S. nidh, ge-nidhle (hatred).

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Nid (निद्).— i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] [Ātmanepada.] To be near.

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

Nid (निद्).—1. nind, nindati (nindate), [participle] nindita (q.v.) revile, abuse, blame, despise; ridicule, mock, surpass. [Desiderative] ninitsati be willing to revile.

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Nid (निद्).—2. [feminine] mocking, contempt; mocker, blamer, reviler; adj. mocking, reviling (—°).

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

1) Nid (निद्):—1. nid See √nind and √2. ned.

2) 2. nid f. mocking, ridiculing, contempt

3) mocker, scoffer, blamer, enemy, [Ṛg-veda]

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

1) Ṇid (णिद्):—(i) nindati 1. a. To abuse, to revile. (ṛ) nedati, te 1. c. Idem.

2) Nid (निद्):—(i) nindati 1. a. To reproach.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Nid is another spelling for नीड [nīḍa].—n. 1. shelter; den; 2. nest;

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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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