Nirindriya, aka: Nir-indriya; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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nirindriya (निरिंद्रिय).—a S Impotent, imbecile, incapable of procreation.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nirindriya (निरिंद्रिय).—a Impotent, imbecile, incapa- ble of procreation.

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

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Nirindriya (निरिन्द्रिय).—a.

1) having lost a limb or the use of it.

2) mutilated, maimed.

3) weak, infirm, frail; Kaṭh.1.1.3.

4) barren.

5) without प्रमाण (pramāṇa) or means of certain knowledge; निरिन्द्रिया ह्यमन्त्राश्च स्त्रियोऽनृत- मिति स्थितिः (nirindriyā hyamantrāśca striyo'nṛta- miti sthitiḥ) Ms.9.18.

6) destitute of manly vigour, impotent (Ved.).

Nirindriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and indriya (इन्द्रिय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirindriya (निरिन्द्रिय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Imperfect, mutilated, maimed. E. nir privative, indriya an organ of sense.

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