Nirvas: 3 definitions


Nirvas means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirvas (निर्वस्).—1 P.

1) To live out, i. e. to go to the end of (as a period).

2) To dwell abroad. -Caus. To banish, drive away, expel; निर्वासिताप्येवमतस्त्वयाहं तपस्विसामान्यम- वेक्षणीया (nirvāsitāpyevamatastvayāhaṃ tapasvisāmānyama- vekṣaṇīyā) R.14.67.

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

Nirvas (निर्वस्).—finish ([with] vāsam); [Causative] expel from home, banish, send away, dismiss.

Nirvas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and vas (वस्).

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

Nirvas (निर्वस्):—[=nir-vas] -√5. vas [Parasmaipada] -vasati, to dwell, finish dwelling (with vāsam etc.), [Mahābhārata];

—to dwell abroad, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary] :

—[Causal] -vāsayati, to expel from ([ablative]), banish, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to dismiss, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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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