Nipid, Nipīḍ: 3 definitions
Nipid 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
Nipīḍ (निपीड्).—1 U.
1) To harass, pain, molest, injure, punish, trouble; तेऽपि भोगाय कल्पन्ते दण्डेनैव निपीडिताः (te'pi bhogāya kalpante daṇḍenaiva nipīḍitāḥ) Manusmṛti 7.23.
2) To press together, squeeze.
3) To seize, grasp, hold fast, embrace; गुरोः सदारस्य निपीड्य पादौ (guroḥ sadārasya nipīḍya pādau) R.2.23;5.65.
4) To impress.
5) To eclipse.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nipīḍ (निपीड्).—press against or together, plague, annoy.
Nipīḍ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ni and pīḍ (पीड्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nipīḍ (निपीड्):—[=ni-√pīḍ] Caus. -pīḍayati, to press close to or against, press together, impress;
—to oppress, afflict, plague, trouble, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;
— (in [astronomy]) to eclipse, [Varāha-mihira]
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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