Nissanka, aka: Nissaṅka, Nishshanka; 3 Definition(s)
Nissanka means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
See Kittinissanka.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
niśśaṅka (निश्शंक).—a (S) Confident, decided, determined, unhesitating. 2 as ad Boldly, fearlessly, confidently.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
niśśaṅka (निश्शंक).—a Confident, decided. ad Boldly, fearlessly.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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