Nikship, Nikṣip: 4 definitions


Nikship 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 Nikṣip can be transliterated into English as Niksip or Nikship, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nikṣip (निक्षिप्).—6 P.

1) To throw or cast down, put or place down; अन्नं भूमौ श्वचाण्डालवायसेभ्यश्च निक्षिपेत् (annaṃ bhūmau śvacāṇḍālavāyasebhyaśca nikṣipet) Y.1.13; Amaruśataka 8.

2) To entrust, commit, consign to the care of; देवीहस्ते निक्षिपता (devīhaste nikṣipatā) Ratnāvalī 1; Manusmṛti 6.3;8.179; R.1.34.

3) To deposit, place as deposit.

4) To encamp.

5) To cast off, reject.

6) To give or hand over, grant, bestow (on).

7) To install, appoint.

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

Nikṣip (निक्षिप्).—throw down, place, put, apply; deposit, grant, deliver, entrust, appoint (2 [accusative] or [accusative] of [person or personal] & [locative] of th.); leave, abandon, give up.

Nikṣip is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ni and kṣip (क्षिप्).

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

Nikṣip (निक्षिप्):—[=ni-√kṣip] [Parasmaipada] -kṣipati, to throw or cast or put or lay down, throw etc. in or upon (Inc. or upari), [Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;

—to pour in (kṣīraṃ śarāve), [Pañcatantra iii, 135/136];

—to deliver anything ([accusative]) to ([locative case], [especially] haste),

—to give or hand over, deposit, intrust, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to instal, appoint to ([locative case]), [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to lay aside, give up, leave, abandon, cast off, repel, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;

—to put down figures, count, cipher, [Lalita-vistara]

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

Nikṣip (निक्षिप्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇikkhiva, Ṇicchubha, Ṇicchuha.

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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