Nirahankara, Nirahaṅkāra, Nirahamkara: 7 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nirahaṅkāra (निरहंकार).—a (S) pop. nirahaṅkārī a Devoid of pride, humble, lowly.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nirahaṅkāra (निरहंकार).—a nirahaṅkārī a Devoid of pride, humble.
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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Humble, free from pride. E. nir neg. ahaṅkāra pride.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nirahaṅkāra (निरहङ्कार):—[nira+haṅkāra] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Humble. Also nirahaṅkṛta, nirahaṅkṛti, nirahaṅkriya.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Nirahaṃkāra (निरहंकार) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇirahaṃkāra.
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Ṇirahaṃkāra (णिरहंकार) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nirahaṃkāra.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Nirahaṃkara (ನಿರಹಂಕರ):—[noun] = ನಿರಹಂಕಾರ - [nirahamkara -] 1.
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1) [noun] the qulity of not having or not showing one’s pride, conceit or haughtiness; humility; humbleness.
2) [noun] a humble, modest man.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Starts with: Nirahamkarana.
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