Nirgam, Nis-gam: 4 definitions


Nirgam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Nirgam (निर्गम्).—go out, depart, proceed from ([ablative]), appear; go away, disappear; get rid of ([ablative]); reach, get, fall into (nidrām fall asleep).

Nirgam is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and gam (गम्).

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

Nirgam (निर्गम्):—[=nir-√gam] [Parasmaipada] -gacchati ([subjunctive] -gamāṇi [perfect tense] p. -jaganvān, [Ṛg-veda]; [indeclinable participle] -gatya, [Mahābhārata] etc., -gamya, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]),

—to go out, come forth (often with bahis), depart from ([ablative]), set out, start, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to come out or appear (as a bud), [Śakuntalā];

—to go away, disappear, [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Pañcatantra];

—to enter into any state, undergo ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata];—(with nidrām) to fall asleep, [Kathāsaritsāgara] :

—[Causal] -gamayati, to cause or order to set out, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] :—[Desiderative] -jigamiṣate, to wish to set out, [ib.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Nirgam (निर्गम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇiggacca, Ṇiggama.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nirgam in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) outlet, exit, egress; ~[na] exit, egression; departure; •[marga] exit; egress..—nirgam (निर्गम) is alternatively transliterated as Nirgama.

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