Nihita: 12 definitions



Nihita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Nihit.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nihita (निहित).—Separated with the intervention of a consonant. The word is used in connection with the detached first part of a compound word not followed immediately by a vowel; cf. अनिहतं अव्यवहितम् (anihataṃ avyavahitam) Uvvata on V. Pr. V. 30.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

nihita : (pp. of nidahati) deposited; buried some treasure.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Nihita, (adj.) (Sk. nihita, pp. of ni+dhā, see dahati) put down, put into, applied, settled; laid down, given up, renounced. As °- often in the sense of a prep. = without, e.g. °daṇḍa °sattha without stick & sword (see daṇḍa ... ) D. I, 70 (°paccāmitta); Pv IV. 326 (su° well applied); PvA. 252 (bhasma-nihita thrown into the ashes); Sdhp. 311. (Page 375)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nihita (निहित).—p S Delivered or committed unto: also placed or deposited.

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

nihita (निहित).—p Delivered, placed.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nihita (निहित).—p. p.

1) Placed, laid, lodged, situated, deposited; उत्तीर निहितविवृत्तलोचनेन (uttīra nihitavivṛttalocanena) Ki.7.34.

2) Delivered, entrusted.

3) Bestowed upon; applied to.

4) Inserted infixed.

5) Treasured up.

6) Held.

7) Laid (as dust).

8) Uttered in a deep tone.

9) Encamped (as an army).

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

Nihita (निहित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Deposited, delivered, given, entrusted. 2. Applied to, bestowed upon. 3. Laid, (as dust by rain.) E. ni before, dhā to have, aff. kta; hirādeśaḥ .

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

Nihita (निहित).—[adjective] laid (down), situated, deposited, hidden, kept, turned, placed, fixed, given, delivered.

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

1) Nihita (निहित):—[from ni-dhā] a See sub voce p.564.

2) [=ni-hita] b mfn. (√1. dhā) laid, placed, deposited, fixed or kept in ([locative case]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] delivered, given, bestowed, intrusted, [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] laid down or aside, removed (See below), laid (as dust by rain), [Ghaṭakarpara]

5) [v.s. ...] encamped (as an army), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

6) [v.s. ...] uttered in a deep tone, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya] (cf. ni-hata).

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

Nihita (निहित):—[ni-hita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Deposited, delivered; applied to; bestowed on; laid (as dust).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Nihita (निहित):—s.u. 1. dhā mit ni.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nihita (निहित) [Also spelled nihit]:—(a) inherent, implied; vested; —[svārtha] vested interest.

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