Nimloca, Nimlocā: 5 definitions
Nimloca 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Nimlocha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Nimlocā (निम्लोचा).—The Apsaras with the sun in the months of Nabha and Nabhasya.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 11.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nimloca (निम्लोच).—i. e. ni-mluc + a, m. Setting (of the sun), [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 2, 7.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nimloca (निम्लोच):—[=ni-mloca] [from ni-mluc] m. setting of the sun, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) Nimlocā (निम्लोचा):—[=ni-mlocā] [from ni-mloca > ni-mluc] f. Name of an Apsaras, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Nimloca (निम्लोच):—(wie eben) m. Untergang (der Sonne): dyumaṇi [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 2, 7.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) m. Untergang (der Sonne). —
2) f. ā Nomen proprium einer Apsaras [VP.².2,292.]
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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Partial matches: Ni.
Starts with: Nimlocani.
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