Nigrihya, Nigṛhya: 5 definitions


Nigrihya 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.

The Sanskrit term Nigṛhya can be transliterated into English as Nigrhya or Nigrihya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Nigṛhya (निगृह्य).—ind. 1. Having taken. 2. Having restrained or suppressed. 3. Having arrested or confined. E. ni before, grah to take, lyap aff.

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

1) Nigṛhya (निगृह्य):—[=ni-gṛhya] [from ni-grah] a mfn. to be held back etc.

2) [v.s. ...] deserving reproof or correction, [Pāṇini 8-2, 94. 2.]

3) [v.s. ...] b ind. [indeclinable participle] having held back or taken or arrested or confined, [Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] having restrained or coerced, by coercion, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

[Sanskrit to German]

Nigrihya in German

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nigṛhya (ನಿಗೃಹ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] that is to be restricted, restrained or avoided.

2) [adjective] fit to be punished.

context information

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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