Nigranthana, Nigramthana: 5 definitions

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Nigranthana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nigranthana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nigranthana (निग्रन्थन).—Killing, slaughter.

Derivable forms: nigranthanam (निग्रन्थनम्).

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

Nigranthana (निग्रन्थन):—[=ni-granthana] [from ni-granth] n. ([wrong reading] for ni-kr?; cf. nir-gr) killing, slaughter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Nigranthana in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nigranthana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nigraṃthana (ನಿಗ್ರಂಥನ):—[noun] the act or an instance of killing or slaughtering.

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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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