Nirabhasa, Nirābhāsa: 4 definitions
Nirabhasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nirābhāsa (निराभास).—a S Void of empty semblance or appearance; void of illusion or unreality. An attribute of God. Opp. to sābhāsa. See ex. under prati- bhāsa. 2 Incapable of being represented by any similitude or of being apprehended by any fancy or mental conception--the Deity. Ex. māyāśabala aisēṃ hī mhaṇijē tayācē nigā || taisā bhāsatō ni0 ॥.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nirābhāsa (निराभास).—a Void of empty semblance or appearance; void of illusion.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nirābhāsa (निराभास):—[=nir-ābhāsa] [from nir > niḥ] mfn. without fallacious appearance, [Haṃsa Upaniṣad]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Nirābhāsa (निराभास):—Adj. ohne falschen Schein [Haṃsopaniṣad .S.406.]
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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