Nikrita, Nikṛṭa, Nikṛta: 8 definitions


Nikrita 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 terms Nikṛṭa and Nikṛta can be transliterated into English as Nikrta or Nikrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nikṛṭa (निकृट).—a (Vulgar. nikṛṣṭa S) Cruel, savage, hard. 2 Miserly.

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nikṛṭa (निकृट).—ad (Vulgar. nikṛṣṭa S) At the lowest; at the least.

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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

Nikṛta (निकृत).—p. p.

1) Humbled, cast down, humiliated; अस्माभिर्ह्येष निकृतः (asmābhirhyeṣa nikṛtaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 4.49.18.

2) Insulted, offended; किमाग्नेयो ग्रावा निकृत इव तेजांसि वमति (kimāgneyo grāvā nikṛta iva tejāṃsi vamati) Uttararāmacarita 6.14.

3) Deceived, cheated; एकदाऽसत्प्रसङ्गगान्निकृतमतिः (ekadā'satprasaṅgagānnikṛtamatiḥ) Bhāgavata 5.14.13.

4) Removed.

5) Afflicted, injured.

6) Wicked, dishonest.

7) Base, low, vile.

-tam Humiliation.

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

Nikṛta (निकृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Dishonest, wicked, perverse. 2. Removed, set aside, dismissed. 3. Tricked, cheated, deceived. 4. Injured, afflicted. 5. Low, base, vile. E. ni prefixed to kṛt to cut, affix ka.

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

Nikṛta (निकृत).—[adjective] bent down, humiliated, injured; mean, vile.

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

1) Nikṛta (निकृत):—[=ni-kṛta] [from ni-kṛ] mfn. brought down, humiliated, offended, injured, tricked, deceived, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] low, base, wicked, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] removed, set aside, dismissed, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] n. lowering, humbling, humiliation, [Bhartṛhari ii, 30] ([varia lectio] ti)

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

Nikṛta (निकृत):—[ni-kṛta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Dishonest; dismissed; hurt; deceived; base.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nikrita 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nikṛta (ನಿಕೃತ):—

1) [adjective] humiliated; degraded; ashamed; humbled.

2) [adjective] cheated; deceived.

3) [adjective] removed; taken off.

4) [adjective] injured; damaged; hurt.

5) [adjective] of low or inferior quality or value.

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Nikṛta (ನಿಕೃತ):—

1) [noun] a humiliating or being humiliated.

2) [noun] a man in a deeply distressed, miserable condition.

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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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