Nirghrina, Nirghṛṇa, Nir-ghrina, Nirghṛṇā: 10 definitions

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Nirghrina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 terms Nirghṛṇa and Nirghṛṇā can be transliterated into English as Nirghrna or Nirghrina, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirghrina in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण).—a S Pitiless or uncompassionate.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण).—a Pitiless, uncompassionate.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirghrina in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण).—a.

1) cruel, merciless, pitiless.

2) shameless, immodest.

Nirghṛṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and ghṛṇa (घृण).

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Nirghṛṇā (निर्घृणा).—cruelty.

Nirghṛṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and ghṛṇā (घृणा).

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

Nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण).—mfn.

(-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) 1. Cruel, unmerciful. 2. Shameless, immodest. E. nir neg. ghṛṇā mercy, &c.

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

Nirghṛṇā (निर्घृणा).—adj., f. ṇā, cruel, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 32, 20.

Nirghṛṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and ghṛṇā (घृणा).

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

Nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण).—[adjective] unmerciful, cruel, hard-hearted, [neuter] [adverb]; [abstract] [feminine], tva [neuter]

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

1) Nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण):—[=nir-ghṛṇa] [from nir > niḥ] mf(ā)n. unmerciful, cruel, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] shameless, immodest, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) Nirghṛṇā (निर्घृणा):—[=nir-ghṛṇā] [from nir-ghṛṇa > nir > niḥ] f. (in sa-nir-ghṛṇa) pitilessness, cruelty.

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

Nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण):—[nir-ghṛṇa] (ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) a. Cruel; shameless.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण):—(nis + ghṛṇā) adj. f. ā kein Mitgefühl habend, grausam [Mahābhārata 1, 8373. 3, 16213.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 32, 20. 59, 19.] [Rāmāyaṇa] [Gorresio 2, 10, 22. 3, 16, 14.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka 19, 1.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 1, 312] [?(Mitākṣarā loc.). 6, 171. 328. zu Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad S. 140. Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 25, 7. Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 23, 10. Pañcatantra III, 106.] nirghṛṇam adv. [Mahābhārata 13, 3096.] f. Hartherzigkeit [Bhartṛhari 2, 44.] tva n. dass. [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 15, 40.]

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Nirghṛṇā (निर्घृणा):—(wie eben) f. Hartherzigkeit: sanirghṛṇa hartherzig [Rāmāyaṇa Gorresio 1, 61,] [?20; vgl. 59, 19 SCHL.], wo statt dessen nirghṛṇa steht.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Nirghṛṇa (निर्घृण):—Adj. (f. ā) kein Mitgefühl habend , grausam , hartherzig. m Adv. , Nom.abstr. f. und tva n.

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Nirghṛṇā (निर्घृणा):—f. Hartherzigkeit. in sanirghṛṇa.

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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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