Nilaratna, Nīlaratna, Nila-ratna: 5 definitions
Nilaratna 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the sapphire; नेपथ्योचित- नीलरत्नम् (nepathyocita- nīlaratnam) Gīt.5; Bv.2.42.
2) an epithet of Kṛṣṇa; also नीलमाधवः (nīlamādhavaḥ).
Derivable forms: nīlaratnam (नीलरत्नम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nīlaratna (नीलरत्न):—[=nīla-ratna] [from nīla > nīl] n. the sapphire, [Gīta-govinda; cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Nīlaratna (ನೀಲರತ್ನ):—[noun] = ನೀಲ [nila]2 - 6.
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Nīḷaratna (ನೀಳರತ್ನ):—[noun] = ನೀಳ [nila]3 - 6.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Nilaratnaka.
Ends with: Harinilaratna.
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