Nirakritin, Nirākṛtin: 4 definitions


Nirakritin 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.

The Sanskrit term Nirākṛtin can be transliterated into English as Nirakrtin or Nirakritin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nirākṛtin (निराकृतिन्).—i. e. nis-ā kṛta + in, adj. Obstructing, avoiding, Mahābhārata 12, 8682 (who exerts no activity, whether to attain or to avoid).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Nirākṛtin (निराकृतिन्):—[=nir-ākṛtin] [from nir > niḥ] 1. nir-ākṛtin mfn. making no show etc. = -ākāra (above), [Mahābhārata] ([varia lectio] kṛti).

2) [=nir-ā-kṛtin] [from nirā-kṛ] 2. nir-ā-kṛtin mfn. (for 1. See p. 540, col. 1) one who has forgotten what he has learned (anirāk), [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] cf. [gana] iṣṭādi.

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Nirakritin in German

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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 (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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