Nihkshatra, Niḥkṣatra: 6 definitions

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Nihkshatra 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 Niḥkṣatra can be transliterated into English as Nihksatra or Nihkshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

niḥkṣatra (निःक्षत्र).—n S Extinction of the kṣatriya or military tribe.

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niḥkṣatra (निःक्षत्र) [or निःक्षत्रिय, niḥkṣatriya].—a S pop. nikṣētrī a That is without persons of the kṣatriya tribe--a country, place, age.

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

niḥkṣatra (निःक्षत्र) [or niḥkṣatriya, or निःक्षत्रिय].—a niḥkṣētrī a That is without persons of the kṣatriya tribe-a country, place, age.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niḥkṣatra (निःक्षत्र).—a. Having no military caste (kṣatriya).

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

Niḥkṣatra (निःक्षत्र).—mfn.

(-traḥ-trā-traṃ) Having none of the military tribe, (in a city, &c.) E. nir not, catra a Kshetriya.

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

1) Niḥkṣatra (निःक्षत्र):—[=niḥ-kṣatra] [from niḥ] a mf(ā)n. having no military caste, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (tre ind. when there was no m° c°, [ib.])

2) [=niḥ-kṣatra] [from niḥ] b mfn. Balar,

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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. 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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