Nimittanaimittika, Nimitta-naimittika: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nimittanaimittika (निमित्तनैमित्तिक).—(du.) cause and effect; निमित्तनैमित्तिकयोरयं क्रमः (nimittanaimittikayorayaṃ kramaḥ) Ś.7.3.
Derivable forms: nimittanaimittikam (निमित्तनैमित्तिकम्).
Nimittanaimittika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nimitta and naimittika (नैमित्तिक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nimittanaimittika (निमित्तनैमित्तिक).—[neuter] [dual] cause and effect.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nimittanaimittika (निमित्तनैमित्तिक):—[=nimitta-naimittika] [from nimitta] n. [dual number] cause and effect, [Śakuntalā vii, 30.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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