Nisantana, Nisantāna: 2 definitions

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Nisantana means something in 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.

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[«previous next»] — Nisantana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nisantāna (निसंतान).—n (S) Extinction of a race or family: also childlessness. Pr. kusantānāpēkṣāṃ ni0 barēṃ. 2 fig. Eating all up; making clean work; clearing the decks.

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

nisantāna (निसंतान).—n Extinction of a race or family; childlessness. Pr. kusantānāpēkṣāṃ nisantāna barēṃ. Eating all up; making clean work.

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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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