Nirashis, Nirāśis, Nir-ashis: 7 definitions


Nirashis 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 Nirāśis can be transliterated into English as Nirasis or Nirashis, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirāśis (निराशिस्).—a.

1) without a boon or blessing, without virtues; आश्रमा विहिताः सर्वे वर्जयित्वा निराशिषम् (āśramā vihitāḥ sarve varjayitvā nirāśiṣam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.63.13.

2) without any desire, wish or hope, indifferent; निराशीर्यतचित्तात्मा (nirāśīryatacittātmā) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 4.21; जगच्छ- रण्यस्य निराशिषः सतः (jagaccha- raṇyasya nirāśiṣaḥ sataḥ) Kumārasambhava 5.76.

Nirāśis is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and āśis (आशिस्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nirāśis (निराशिस्).—mfn.

(-śiḥ-śiḥ-śiḥ) Without a blessing. E. nir, and āśis blessing.

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

Nirāśis (निराशिस्).—[adjective] without a hope or blessing.

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

1) Nirāśis (निराशिस्):—[=nir-āśis] [from nir > niḥ] mfn. hopeless, despairing, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (śīs-tva n., [Mahābhārata xii, 12440])

2) [v.s. ...] free from desire, indifferent,[Kumāra-sambhava v, 76]

3) [v.s. ...] without a blessing, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Nirāśis (निराशिस्):—[nirā+śis] (śiḥ-śiḥ-śi-) a. Without a blessing.

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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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