Nihsneha, Niḥsnēha, Niḥsneha: 7 definitions


Nihsneha 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

niḥsnēha (निःस्नेह).—a S (Better written nissnēha) Dry, rough, not unctuous.

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

niḥsnēha (निःस्नेह).—a Dry, rough.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niḥsneha (निःस्नेह).—a.

1) Dry.

2) Insensible, cold.

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

Niḥsneha (निःस्नेह).—mfn.

(-haḥ-hā-haṃ) 1. Dry, not greasy or unctuous. 2. Cold, insensible, unfeelling. f.

(-hā) Linseed, (Linum utilitissimum.) E. nir forth, out, and sneha oil; whence oil is extracted or expressed, &c. or nir privative, sneha oil or affection.

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

Niḥsneha (निःस्नेह).—adj., f. , 1. not oily, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 87. 2. void of affection, [Pañcatantra] iv. [distich] 47. 3. fred from desire, Mahābhārata 13, 1658. 4. not. treated affectionately, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 94. 5. abhorred, Somad. [Nala] 71.

Niḥsneha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and sneha (स्नेह).

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

Niḥsneha (निःस्नेह).—[adjective] having no grease or oil; loveless, unfeeling; unloved, hated.

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

1) Niḥsneha (निःस्नेह):—[=niḥ-sneha] [from niḥ] mf(ā)n. not unctuous or greasy, [Manu-smṛti; Pañcatantra]

2) [v.s. ...] not wet, dry, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] insensible, cold, unfeeling (with prati), [Kāvya literature; Pañcatantra] (-tva n.)

4) [v.s. ...] not longing for, indifferent, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] not loved, uncared for, hated, disagreeable, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Pañcatantra]

6) [v.s. ...] m. ungreasing, [Dhātupāṭha]

7) Niḥsnehā (निःस्नेहा):—[=niḥ-snehā] [from niḥ-sneha > niḥ] f. Linum Usitatissimum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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