Nirvapa, Nirvāpa: 11 definitions

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

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Nirvāpa.—(EI 11), dole. Note: nirvāpa 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirvāpa (निर्वाप).—See निर्वपणम् (nirvapaṇam). Bestowing, offering; निर्वापार्थं पशूनां ते ददृशुस्तत्र सर्वशः (nirvāpārthaṃ paśūnāṃ te dadṛśustatra sarvaśaḥ) Rām.2.91.79.

Derivable forms: nirvāpaḥ (निर्वापः).

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Nirvāpa (निर्वाप).—

1) See निर्वपण (nirvapaṇa) and निर्वाप (nirvāpa).

2) Putting out, extinguishing (as fire).

Derivable forms: nirvāpaḥ (निर्वापः).

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

Nirvāpa (निर्वाप) or Nirvvāpa.—m.

(-paḥ) 1. Putting out, as a fire or light. 2. Gifts in honour of a deceased ancestor: see nivāpa. E. nir + vapa-bhāve-ghañ .

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

Nirvāpa (निर्वाप).—i. e. nis-vap + a, m. 1. Strewing, giving, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 91, 72. 2. Offering, especially to the Manes, 2, 103, 28. 3. Gift, [Pañcatantra] 239, 6.

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

Nirvāpa (निर्वाप).—[masculine] scattering, strewing, pouring out, offering.

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

1) Nirvāpa (निर्वाप):—[=nir-vāpa] [from nir-vap] a m. scattering, pouring out, offering, oblation ([especially] in honour of a deceased ancestor), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] sacrificial rice, [Religious Thought and Life in India 367]

3) [v.s. ...] gift, alms, [Pañcatantra 1.]

4) [=nir-vāpa] [from nir-vā] b m. extinction (of a fire or light), [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] killing, slaughter.

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

Nirvāpa (निर्वाप):—[nir-vāpa] (paḥ) 1. m. Extinguishing; gifts in honor of the deceased.

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

Nirvāpa (निर्वाप) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇivvava, Ṇivvāva.

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Nirvapa in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nirvāpa (ನಿರ್ವಾಪ):—[noun] = ನಿರ್ವಾಪಣ [nirvapana].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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