Nishpesha, Niṣpeṣa: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Niṣpeṣa can be transliterated into English as Nispesa or Nishpesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niṣpeṣa (निष्पेष).—

1) Rubbing together, grinding, bruising, pulverizing; भुजान्तरनिष्पेष (bhujāntaraniṣpeṣa) Ve.3, Māl. 8.9.3.

2) Striking, clashing, hitting against, friction; प्रक्षिप्य व्यनदन्नादं वज्रनिष्पेषनिष्ठुरम् (prakṣipya vyanadannādaṃ vajraniṣpeṣaniṣṭhuram) Bhāgavata 1.55.19; R.4.77; Mv.1.34; K.56.

2) The sound produced by striking or clashing.

Derivable forms: niṣpeṣaḥ (निष्पेषः).

See also (synonyms): niṣpeṣaṇa.

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

Niṣpeṣa (निष्पेष).—i. e. nis-piṣ + a, m. 1. Striking, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 20, 39 Gorr. 2. The sound produced by striking, clashing, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 31, 42.

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

Niṣpeṣa (निष्पेष).—[masculine] ṇa [neuter] clashing against, bounce, shock.

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

Niṣpeṣa (निष्पेष):—[=niṣ-peṣa] [from niṣ-piṣ] m. rubbing together, grinding, striking or clashing and the sound produced by it, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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

Niṣpeṣa (निष्पेष):—[ni-ṣpeṣa] (ṣaḥ) 1. m. Friction.

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

Niṣpeṣa (निष्पेष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇipphesa.

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