Nigad: 4 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nigad (निगद्).—1 P.

1) To proclaim, declare, announce; पुलकैः प्रियं नववधूर्न्यगदत् (pulakaiḥ priyaṃ navavadhūrnyagadat); Śiśupālavadha 9.76.

2) To declare, say, speak; सिंहोरुसत्त्वं निजगाद सिंहः (siṃhorusattvaṃ nijagāda siṃhaḥ) R.2.33.

3) To speak to, address (any one).

4) To enumerate.

5) To call, name.

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

Nigad (निगद्).—= [Simple]; [Passive] be called, pass as ([nominative]).

Nigad is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ni and gad (गद्).

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

Nigad (निगद्):—[=ni-√gad] [Parasmaipada] -gadati, ([Aorist] ny-agadīt, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]), to recite, proclaim, announce, declare, tell, speak, [???; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;

—to speak to, address ([accusative]),

—to say anything ([accusative]) to ([accusative]), [Kāvya literature];

—to enumerate, cite, quote, [Suśruta];

—to call ([especially] [Passive voice] -gadyate, to be called or named), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Suśruta] etc.:

—[Causal] -gādayati, to cause to recite, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra] :—[Intensive] -jāgadyate, (with pass. meaning) to assert firmly or repeatedly, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

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

Nigad (निगद्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇigada.

context information

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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