Nivasa, Nivāsa, Nivasha: 7 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
nivāsa : (m.) abode; resting place; living.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Nivāsa, (fr. nivasati2) stopping, dwelling, resting-place, abode; living, sheltering J. I, 115 (°ṃ kappeti to put up); II, 110; PvA. 76, 78. Usually in phrase pubbe-nivāsaṃ anussarati “to remember one’s former abode or place of existence (in a former life), ” characterising the faculty of remembering one’s former birth D. I, 13, 15, 16, 81; S. I, 167, 175, 196; II, 122, 213; V, 265, 305; A. I, 25, 164; II, 183; III, 323, 418 sq.; IV, 141 sq.; V, 211, 339. Also in pubbenivāsaṃ vedi It. 100; Sn. 647=Dh. 423; p-n-paṭisaṃyuttā dhammikathā D. II, 1; p-n-anussatiñāṇa D. III, 110, 220, 275; A. IV, 177. Cp. nevāsika. (Page 372)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nivāsa (निवास).—m S An abode, residence, or dwelling-place. 2 Residence, dwelling, abiding.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nivāsa (निवास).—m An abode, residence.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Living, dwelling, residing.
2) A house, adode, habitation, resting-place; निवासश्चिन्तायाः (nivāsaścintāyāḥ) Mk.1.15; Śi.4.63;5.21; Bg.9.18; Mk.3.23.
3) Passing the night.
4) A dress, garment.
6) Refuge, receptacle, asylum; जगन्निवासो वसुदेवसद्मनि (jagannivāso vasudevasadmani) Śi.1.1.
Derivable forms: nivāsaḥ (निवासः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Nivāsa (निवास).—m. (= Pali id.), (former) state of existence; usually in cpds. pūrva-(pūrve-)ni°, qq.v.; with separation of the cpd., pūrve (so all mss., Senart em. °vaṃ) ca nivāsa- vāraṃ (time, turn) Mv i.4.8; rarely otherwise, nivāsānut- tarya-saṃpanna Mv iii.320.5 (see anuttarya), perfect in the supreme excellence of (former) births. See also s.v. pūrve-vāsa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-saḥ) 1. A house, a dwelling. 2. Passing the night. E. ni in, vas to abide, aff. ādhāre ghañ .
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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