Nigharsha, Nigharṣa: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Nigharṣa can be transliterated into English as Nigharsa or Nigharsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nigharṣa (निघर्ष).—

1) Rubbing, friction; तरुशाखां न निघर्षजोऽनलः (taruśākhāṃ na nigharṣajo'nalaḥ) Kirātārjunīya 2.51; यथा चतुर्भिः कनकं परीक्ष्यते निघर्षण- च्छेदनतापताडनैः (yathā caturbhiḥ kanakaṃ parīkṣyate nigharṣaṇa- cchedanatāpatāḍanaiḥ) Subhāṣ.

2) Grinding.

Derivable forms: nigharṣaḥ (निघर्षः).

See also (synonyms): nigharṣaṇa.

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

Nigharṣa (निघर्ष).—i. e. ni-ghṛṣ + a, m. 1. Friction, [Kirātārjunīya] 2, 5. 2. Crushing, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 341.

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

Nigharṣa (निघर्ष).—[masculine] ṇa [neuter] rubbing.

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

1) Nigharṣa (निघर्ष):—[=ni-gharṣa] a ṣaṇa See ni-ghṛṣ below.

2) [=ni-gharṣa] [from ni-ghṛṣ] b m. rubbing, pounding, crushing, [Kāvya literature]

3) [v.s. ...] [varia lectio] for ni-kaṣa, [Mālavikāgnimitra ii, 7.]

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

Nigharṣa (निघर्ष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇihaṃsa, Ṇihasa.

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