Nirvasa, Nirvāsa, Nirvasha: 7 definitions


Nirvasa 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirvāsa (निर्वास).—

1) Expulsion, banishment.

2) Killing, slaughter.

3) Leaving one's home, living abroad (nirvāsa only in this sense).

Derivable forms: nirvāsaḥ (निर्वासः).

See also (synonyms): nirvāsana.

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

Nirvāsa (निर्वास).—i. e. nis-vas + a, m. Leaving one’s home, Mahābhārata 1, 2238.

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

Nirvaśa (निर्वश).—[adjective] having no free will, dependent; [abstract] [feminine]

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Nirvāsa (निर्वास).—[masculine] departure, banishment from ([ablative]); travelling, living abroad.

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

1) Nirvaśa (निर्वश):—[=nir-vaśa] [from nir > niḥ] mfn. having no free will, dependent on another

2) Nirvāsa (निर्वास):—[=nir-vāsa] [from nir-vas] m. leaving one’s home, expulsion from ([ablative]), banishment, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] killing, slaughter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Nirvasa in German

context information

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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Nirvāsa (निर्वास):—n. expulsion; banishment;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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