Nikritta, Nikṛtta, Ni-kritta: 3 definitions

Introduction:

Nikritta 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 Nikṛtta can be transliterated into English as Nikrtta or Nikritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Nikṛtta (निकृत्त):—[=ni-kṛtta] [from ni-kṛt] mfn. cut off, cut up, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Nikṛtta (निकृत्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇiatta.

context information

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

Nikṛtta (ನಿಕೃತ್ತ):—[adjective] separated by cutting; cut; severed.

context information

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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