Nishkri, Niṣkṛ, Niṣkrī, Nitkri: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit terms Niṣkṛ and Niṣkrī can be transliterated into English as Niskr or Nishkri or Niskri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niṣkṛ (निष्कृ).—8. U.

1) To remove, drive away, expel;

2) To break, frustrate; Bk.15.51.

3) To break into pieces, destroy.

4) To prepare, fit up, equip.

5) To accomplish, finish.

6) To absolve, free from (blame, sin &c.), acquit.

7) To cure, heal.

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Niṣkrī (निष्क्री).—9 U. To buy off, redeem, ransom.

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

Niṣkṛ (निष्कृ).—Pure, Mahābhārata 12, 13201.

— With the prep. ā ā, [Causal.] 1. To ask, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 13, 2. 2. To call, [Pañcatantra] 24, 13; ākāraṇīya, To be called. 3. To produce, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 215, 6. Desider. To desire to perform, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 200, 24.

— With the prepositions apā apa-ā, To remove, Mahābhārata 1, 5680. ṛṇam, To pay, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 35.

— With upā upa-ā, 1. To bring near, Mahābhārata 3, 3098. 2. To deliver, [Nala] 25, 16. 3. To grant, Mahābhārata 3, 15965. 4. To gain, Mahābhārata 3, 10278. 5. To describe, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 6, 35. 6. To perform a preparation for a sacred work, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 95. an-upākṛta, adj. Not hallowed by holy texts, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 7.

— With samupā sam -upa-ā, To satisfy(?), Mahābhārata 1, 7765.

— With nirā nis-ā, 1. To remove, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 13, 31. 2. To disown, Chr. 8, 27; Mahābhārata 13, 4753. 3. To disapprove, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 215, 17. 4. To undo, Mahābhārata 1, 7666.

— With vyā vi-ā, To explain, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 56, 5. a-vyākṛta, adj. Undivided, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 11, 37.

— With the noun ākula, which becomes ākulī ākulī, To trouble, [Pañcatantra] v. [distich] 25; [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 41, 29.

— With the adv. ātma- sāt ātmasāt, i. e. ātman + sāt, 1. To put in one’s self, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 54; cf. [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 25. 2. To subdue, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 3, 34.

— With the adv. āvis āvis, To make manifest, Sāh. D. 15, 20; to show, 60, 17. āviṣkṛta, Publicly known, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 226. an-āviṣkṛta, adj. Not public, ib.

— With the noun āharaṇa, which becomes āharaṇī āharaṇī, To make a present, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 7, 29.

— With the noun unmanas, which becomes unmanī unmanī, To agitate, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 62, 3.

— With the prep. upa upa, 1. To confer, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 149. 2. To offer, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 245. 3. To serve, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 95; with the gen. of the person, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 398. 4. To confer a benefit, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 394; with the gen. of the person, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 38, 47. 5. To honour, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 311. 6. To set out on, with the dat., [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 37, 5 Schl. (Gorr. v. r.). The initial is kept in upaskṛta, 1. Possessed of, having, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 1, 11, 28. 2. Prepared, Mahābhārata 1, 778. 3. Adorned, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 12. 4. Benefitted, Mahābhārata 13, 5893. Comp. An-upaskṛta, adj. 1. uncultivated, Mahābhārata 13, 3335. 2. not ornamented, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 112. 3. untainted, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 257. 4. blameless, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 98. nirupaskṛta, i. e.

Niṣkṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and kṛ (कृ).

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

Niṣkrī (निष्क्री).—buy off or ransom from (abl); [Middle] (±ātmānam) buy off one’s self.

Niṣkrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and krī (क्री).

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

1) Niṣkṛ (निष्कृ):—[=niṣ-kṛ] -√1. kṛ [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -karoti, -kurute etc. (2 [plural] -kṛtha [imperfect tense] -askṛta [Padapāṭha] and, [Prātiśākhya] -akṛta, -kranta, [Ṛg-veda]; [imperative] -kuru, [Atharva-veda] -kṛdhi, [ib.]; -kṛṇotana, [Ṛg-veda] [present tense] p. -kṛṇvāna, [ib.]; [Aorist] [Passive voice] nir-akāri, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]),

—to bring out, extract, drive away, expel, remove, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

—to break in pieces, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya];

—to arrange, set in order, prepare, [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā] (cf. iṣ-kṛ);

—to restore, cure, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

2) Niṣkrī (निष्क्री):—[=niṣ-√krī] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -krīṇāti, -krīṇīte, to buy off, redeem or ransom from ([ablative]; [Ātmanepada] also ‘one’s self’, with or sc. ātmānam), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa]

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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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