Nigrihita, Nigṛhīta: 9 definitions


Nigrihita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Nigṛhīta can be transliterated into English as Nigrhita or Nigrihita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nigrihita in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nigṛhīta (निगृहीत).—p S Restrained, cohibited, confined.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

nigṛhita (निगृहित).—p Restrained, confined.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Nigṛhīta (निगृहीत).—p. p.

1) Seized, arrested.

2) Restrained, curbed, checked, subdued.

3) Attacked.

4) Defeated in argument, caught; भो निगृहीतोऽसि (bho nigṛhīto'si) U.4.

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

Nigṛhīta (निगृहीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Assailed, attacked. 2. Harassed, spoiled. 3. Seized, arrested. 4. Restrained, subdued, checked. E. ni before, grah to take, kta aff.

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

1) Nigṛhīta (निगृहीत):—[=ni-gṛhīta] a ti See ni-grah below.

2) [=ni-gṛhīta] [from ni-grah] b mfn. held down or back, seized, caught, checked, [Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] harassed, assailed, attacked, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] n. (in music) a [particular] method of beating a drum.

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

Nigṛhīta (निगृहीत):—[ni-gṛhīta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Seized; restrained; assailed, harassed.

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

Nigṛhīta (निगृहीत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇiggahiya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nigrihita 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»] — Nigrihita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nigṛhīta (ನಿಗೃಹೀತ):—

1) [adjective] brought under one’s physical control; arrested.

2) [adjective] brought into subjection; subdued.

3) [adjective] attacked; assaulted.

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Nigṛhīta (ನಿಗೃಹೀತ):—[noun] (dance.) a drawing in of the face or upper part of the two lips (with mouth closed).

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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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