Nirantaram, Nirantaraṃ, Niramtaram: 4 definitions


Nirantaram means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Tamil. 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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirantaram in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

nirantaraṃ : (adv.) always; continuously; incessantrly.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirantaram in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Nirantaram (निरन्तरम्):—[=nir-antaram] [from nir-antara > nir > niḥ] ind. closely, tightly, firmly, [Ṛtusaṃhāra; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] constantly, continually, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] immediately, at once, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirantaram in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Niraṃtaraṃ (ನಿರಂತರಂ):—[adverb] = ನಿರಂತರ [niramtara]3.

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirantaram in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Nirantaram (நிரந்தரம்) noun < nir-antara.

1. Continuity; இடைவிடாமை. நின்றன் வார்கழற் கன்பெனக்கு நிரந்தரமா யருளாய் [idaividamai. ninran varkazhar kanpenakku nirantharama yarulay] (திருவாசகம் [thiruvasagam] 5, 6).

2. Eternity, endlessness; முடிவற்று எப்போது மிருக்கை. [mudivarru eppothu mirukkai.]

3. Closeness, nearness; நெருக்கம். நிரந்தரந் தோன்றி நின்றார் [nerukkam. nirantharan thonri ninrar] (கம்பராமாயணம் இந்திரசித். [kambaramayanam inthirasith.] 57).

4. Destruction, ruin; அழிவு. தக்கன்றன் பெரு வேள்வி நிரந்தரஞ் செய்த நிட்கண்டகனை [azhivu. thakkanran peru velvi nirantharagn seytha nidkandaganai] (தேவாரம் [thevaram] 1049, 9).

5. Monkey; குரங்கு. (திவா.) [kurangu. (thiva.)]

6. Average; சராசரி. நிரந்தரம் தேங்காயொன்றுக்கு முக்காலணா தருகிறேன். [sarasari. nirantharam thengayonrukku mukkalana tharugiren.] Nāñ.

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