Nihsva, Niḥsva: 9 definitions


Nihsva 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niḥsva (निःस्व).—a. Poor; त्यक्त्वा चनयितारं स्वं निस्वं गच्छति दूरतः (tyaktvā canayitāraṃ svaṃ nisvaṃ gacchati dūrataḥ) Pt.1.9.

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

Niḥsva (निःस्व).—mfn.

(-svaḥ-svā-svaṃ) Poor, indigent. E. nir not, nothing, sva own property.

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

Niḥsva (निःस्व).—adj. 1. deprived of property, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 231. 2. poor, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 97.

Niḥsva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and sva (स्व).

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

Niḥsva (निःस्व).—[adjective] having no property, indigent, poor.

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

Niḥsva (निःस्व):—[=niḥ-sva] [from niḥ] mfn. deprived of one’s own, indigent, poor, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

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

Niḥsva (निःस्व):—[niḥ-sva] (svaḥ-svā-svaṃ) a. Poor.

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

Niḥsva (निःस्व) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇissa.

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Nihsva 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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