Ninada, aka: Nināda; 2 Definition(s)


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Ninada (निनद) or Nināda (निनाद).—

1) Sound, noise; U.3.7 (v. l.); उच्चचार निनदोऽम्भसि तस्याः (uccacāra ninado'mbhasi tasyāḥ) R.9.73;11.15; Ṛs.1.15.

2) Buzzing, humming (of bees &c.).

3) A sound like that of a chariot; कर्णावपिगृह्य निनदमिव नदथुः (karṇāvapigṛhya ninadamiva nadathuḥ) Ch. Up.3.13.8.

Derivable forms: ninadaḥ (निनदः), ninādaḥ (निनादः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ninada (निनद).—m.

(-daḥ) Sound in general. E. ni before nad to sound, affix bhāve ap; also nināda.

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Nināda (निनाद).—m.

(-daḥ) Sound in general. E. ni before nad to sound, affix pakṣe ghañ; also ninada.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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