Nitpulaka, Niṭpulāka, Nish-pulaka, Nishpulaka: 4 definitions


Nitpulaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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»] — Nitpulaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Niṣpulāka (निष्पुलाक):—[=niṣ-pulāka] [from niṣ > niḥ] mfn. free from chaff or useless grain (kikṛta freed from chaff by winnowing, [Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti])

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of the 14th Arhat of future Ut-sarpiṇī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Niṣpulāka (निष्पुलाक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇippulāya.

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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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