Nigarana, Nigaraṇa: 11 definitions
Nigarana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nigaraṇa (निगरण).—n S Swallowing, deglutition. 2 A figure of rhetoric. Suppressing the literal meaning and substituting something fanciful or figurative.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nigaraṇa (निगरण).—n Swallowing, deglutition.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nigaraṇa (निगरण).—1 Swallowing, devouring.
2) (Fig.) Taking up, completely absorbing.
-ṇaḥ 1 The throat.
1) The smoke of a sacrificial fire or burnt offering.
Derivable forms: nigaraṇam (निगरणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ) Eating, swallowing. m.
(-ṇaḥ) 1. The throat, the gullet. 2. Smoke of a burnt offering. E. ni prefixed to gṝ to swallow, affix lyuṭ .
Nigaraṇa can also be spelled as Nigāraṇa (निगारण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nigaraṇa (निगरण).—[neuter] swallowing, devouring.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nigaraṇa (निगरण):—[=ni-garaṇa] [from ni-gṝ] n. idem, [Śaṃkarācārya]
2) [v.s. ...] m. the throat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] the smoke of a burnt offering, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. ni-gaṇa above).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nigaraṇa (निगरण):—[ni-garaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Eating. m. The throat; smoke of a burnt-offering.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Ṇigaraṇa (णिगरण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nikaraṇa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the act or an instance of swallowing (hastily or in large amounts); a devouring.
2) [noun] the act of taking hold of (something) mentally; a comprehending or understanding.
3) [noun] the throat.
4) [noun] the smoke of a sacrificial fire.
5) [noun] the neck.
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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