Nirindriya, Nir-indriya: 7 definitions
Nirindriya 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nirindriya (निरिंद्रिय).—a S Impotent, imbecile, incapable of procreation.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nirindriya (निरिंद्रिय).—a Impotent, imbecile, incapa- ble of procreation.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) having lost a limb or the use of it.
2) mutilated, maimed.
3) weak, infirm, frail; Kaṭh.1.1.3.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Imperfect, mutilated, maimed. E. nir privative, indriya an organ of sense.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nirindriya (निरिन्द्रिय).—adj., f. yā, 1. having lost the use of a limb, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 201. 2. powerless, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9. 18 (? see Sch.).
Nirindriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and indriya (इन्द्रिय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nirindriya (निरिन्द्रिय).—[adjective] having no organs (of sense), impotent, barren, weak, frail.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nirindriya (निरिन्द्रिय):—[=nir-indriya] [from nir > niḥ] mf(ā)n. (nir-) impotent, destitute of manly vigour or strength, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] barren (a cow), [Kaṭha-upaniṣad]
3) [v.s. ...] infirm, weak, frail, [Manu-smṛti ix, 18] (or = pramāṇa-rahita, [Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti])
4) [v.s. ...] having no organs of sense, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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