Nivas, Nivās: 1 definition
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nivas (निवस्).—I. 1 P.
1) To live, dwell, stay; आहो निवत्स्यति समं हरिणाङ्गनाभिः (āho nivatsyati samaṃ hariṇāṅganābhiḥ) Ś.1.26; निवसिष्यसि मय्येव (nivasiṣyasi mayyeva) Bg.12.8.
2) To be, exist, निवसन्नन्तर्दारुणि लङ्घ्यो वह्निर्न तु ज्वलितः (nivasannantardāruṇi laṅghyo vahnirna tu jvalitaḥ) Pt.1.31.
3) To occupy, settle in, take possession of.
4) To sojourn, pass the night.
6) To cohabit; Mb.9. -II. 2. Ā.
1) The dress, wear or put on clothes.
2) To change one's clothes.
3) To gird round (as a sword).
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Nivās (निवास्).—1 P. To clothe, to put on clothes.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Partial matches: Ni.
Starts with (+5): Nivasa, Nivasa-m, Nivasabhavana, Nivasabhumi, Nivasabhuya, Nivasana, Nivasanta, Nivasaracana, Nivasarachana, Nivasat, Nivasatha, Nivasati, Nivasayati, Nivasenta, Nivasesi, Nivaseti, Nivasetum, Nivasetva, Nivasi, Nivasika.
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The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
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Elephantology and its Ancient Sanskrit Sources (by Geetha N.)