Nikritin, Nikṛtin: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Nikritin 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.

The Sanskrit term Nikṛtin can be transliterated into English as Nikrtin or Nikritin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nikṛtin (निकृतिन्).—a. Base, dishonest, wicked.

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

Nikṛtin (निकृतिन्).—i. e. ni-kṛta + in (vb. kṛ), adj. Wicked, Mahābhārata 13, 5120; cf. the last.

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

Nikṛtin (निकृतिन्).—[adjective] base, false, deceitful.

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

Nikṛtin (निकृतिन्):—[=ni-kṛtin] [from ni-kṛ] ([Mahābhārata]) ([Subhāṣitāvali]) mfn. dishonest, low, base, wicked.

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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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