Nirvinna, Nirviṇṇa, Nirviṇṇā: 10 definitions



Nirvinna means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Nirviṇṇā (निर्विण्णा) refers to one of the female Śrāvakas mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Nirviṇṇā).

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nirviṇṇa (निर्विण्ण).—p S Wearied, tired. 2 fig. Wearied with, disgusted with, loathing, nauseating.

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

nirviṇṇa (निर्विण्ण).—p Wearied. Disgusted with.

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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

Nirviṇṇa (निर्विण्ण).—p. p.

1) Despondent, depressed; निर्विण्णः शुचमेति (nirviṇṇaḥ śucameti) Mk.1.14.

2) Overcome with fear or sorrow.

3) Emaciated with grief.

4) Abused, degraded.

5) Disgusted with anything; मत्स्याशनस्य निर्विण्णः (matsyāśanasya nirviṇṇaḥ) Pt.1.

6) Impaired, decayed.

7) Humble, modest.

8) Known, certain.

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

Nirviṇṇa (निर्विण्ण).—mfn.

(-ṇṇaḥ-ṇṇā-ṇṇaṃ) 1. Desponding, overcome with fear or sorrow. 2. Humble. 3. Abused, degraded. 4. Fallen away, emaciate with grief. 5. Decayed, impaired. 6. Certain. 7. Disgusted with anything. E. nir private, vid to know, affix kta.

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

Nirviṇṇa (निर्विण्ण).—[adjective] despondent, depressed; disgusted with, weary of ([ablative], [genetive], [locative], or —°); anirviṇacetas [adjective] having an undesponding heart, constant.

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

1) Nirviṇṇa (निर्विण्ण):—[=nir-viṇṇa] [from nir-vid] mfn. (wrongly -vinna; cf. [Pāṇini 8-4, 29], [vArttika] 1, [Patañjali]) despondent, depressed, sorrowful, afraid, loathing, disgusted with ([ablative] [instrumental case] [genitive case] [locative case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] [Purāṇa]etc.

3) [v.s. ...] abused, degraded, humble, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] known, certain, [ib.]

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

Nirviṇṇa (निर्विण्ण):—[nir-viṇṇa] (ṇṇaḥ-ṇṇā-ṇṇaṃ) a. Desponding, overcome with fear; humble.

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

Nirviṇṇa (निर्विण्ण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇivviṇṇa.

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Nirvinna 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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