Nirupana, Nirūpaṇa, Nirūpaṇā: 11 definitions



Nirupana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Nirupan.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Nirūpaṇa.—(LP), order for transfer of service; appointment. Note: nirūpaṇa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nirūpaṇa (निरूपण).—n (S) Describing or delineating. 2 Narrating, declaring, telling, indicating. Ex. tukā mhaṇē nirōpaṇīṃ || śēṭa jhālē brahmajñānī ||; also purāṇīṃ baisatāṃ jāvūna || tōṃ nirōpaṇa nighālēṃ ||.

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

nirupaṇa (निरुपण).—n Describing. Narrating, declaring.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirūpaṇa (निरूपण) or Nirūpaṇā (निरूपणा).—

1) Form, shape.

2) Sight, seeing.

3) Looking for, searching.

4) Ascertaining, investigation; determination.

5) Definition.

Derivable forms: nirūpaṇam (निरूपणम्).

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

Nirūpaṇa (निरूपण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Sight, seeing. 2. Doubt, discussion, investigation. 3 Ascertaining, determining. 4. Searching, looking for. 5. Form, shape. E. ni implying certainty, rūpa to have form, affix lyuṭ.

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

Nirūpaṇa (निरूपण).—i. e. ni-rūp + ana, I. adj. Determining, Sāh. D. 8, 14. Ii. n. 1. Shape, Mahābhārata 3, 2802. 2. Determining, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 3, 5.

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

Nirūpaṇa (निरूपण).—[adjective] (—°) & [neuter] determining, defining.

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

1) Nirūpaṇa (निरूपण):—[=ni-rūpaṇa] [from ni-rūp] mfn. stating, determining, defining (ifc.), [chapter] of [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

2) Nirūpaṇā (निरूपणा):—[=ni-rūpaṇā] [from ni-rūpaṇa > ni-rūp] f. the act of stating etc., [Śaṃkarācārya]

3) Nirūpaṇa (निरूपण):—[=ni-rūpaṇa] [from ni-rūp] n. idem, [Purāṇa; Śaṃkarācārya; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

4) [v.s. ...] looking into, searching, investigation, examination, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

5) [v.s. ...] sight, appearance, form, shape, [Mahābhārata]

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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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