Niravasesa, Niravashesha, Niravaśeṣa, Nir-avashesha: 11 definitions

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Niravasesa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 Niravaśeṣa can be transliterated into English as Niravasesa or Niravashesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

niravasesa : (adj.) inclusive; without remainder.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Niravasesa, (adj.) (nis+avasesa) without remainder, complete, inclusive Nett 14, 15, cp. Miln. 91, 182. (Page 370)

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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»] — Niravasesa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niravaśeṣa (निरवशेष).—a. whole, complete, entire, (niravaśeṣeṇa ind. completely, entirely, fully, totally).

Niravaśeṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and avaśeṣa (अवशेष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Niravaśeṣa (निरवशेष).—adj. (= Pali an-avasesa, defined Vin. v.153.25), (a sin) that is absolute, complete (‘without remain- der’; according to Vin., that can never under any conditions be atoned; Critical Pali Dictionary, contrariwise, of which nothing is left, all done away); opp. sāvaśeṣa: Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.111.10 f., 15 f. kṛtena °ṣeṇa etc.; iv. 125.4.

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

Niravaśeṣa (निरवशेष).—adj. without a residue, whole, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 16, 28.

Niravaśeṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and avaśeṣa (अवशेष).

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

Niravaśeṣa (निरवशेष).—[adjective] complete, whole, entire; niravaśeṣeṇa & niravaśeṣatas [adverb]

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

Niravaśeṣa (निरवशेष):—[=nir-avaśeṣa] [from nir > niḥ] mfn. without a residue, complete, whole, [Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

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Niravasesa 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Niravasesa in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Ṇiravasesa (णिरवसेस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Niraṣaśeṣa.

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Niravaśēṣa (ನಿರವಶೇಷ):—

1) [adjective] leaving no remainder; divided completely.

2) [adjective] removed or erased completely; obliterated completely.

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Niravaśēṣa (ನಿರವಶೇಷ):—

1) [noun] that which is complete in itself; a whole.

2) [noun] the quality of being complete; completeness; wholeness.

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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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