Nivid: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nivid (निविद्).—2 P. (generally in the Caus.)

1) To tell, communicate, inform (with dat.); उपस्थितां होमवेलां गुरवे निवेदयामि (upasthitāṃ homavelāṃ gurave nivedayāmi) Ś.4; काश्यपाय वनस्पतिसेवां निवेदयावः (kāśyapāya vanaspatisevāṃ nivedayāvaḥ) ibid; R.2.68.

2) To declare or announce oneself; कथमात्मानं निवेद- यामि (kathamātmānaṃ niveda- yāmi) Ś.1.

3) To indicate, betray, show; शङ्कापरिग्रहनि- वेदयिता (śaṅkāparigrahani- vedayitā) Mu.1; दिगम्बरत्वेन निवेदितं वसु (digambaratvena niveditaṃ vasu) Kumārasambhava 5.72; R.17.4.

4) To offer, present, give, make an offer of; स्वराज्यं चन्द्रापीडाय न्यवेदयत् (svarājyaṃ candrāpīḍāya nyavedayat) K.367; राज्यमस्मै न्यवेदयत् (rājyamasmai nyavedayat) R.15.7; 11.47; Manusmṛti 2.51; Y.1.27.

5) To entrust to the care of, make or deliver over to.

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Nivid (निविद्).—f. Ved.

1) Speech, a short Vedic text; स हेतयैव निविदा प्रतिपेदे यावन्तो वैश्वदेवस्य निविद्युच्यन्ते (sa hetayaiva nividā pratipede yāvanto vaiśvadevasya nividyucyante) Bri. Up.3.9.1.

2) Instruction, precept, direction.

3) Invocation.

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

Nivid (निविद्).—[feminine] instruction, precept, doctrine; a kind of short address or invocation of the gods ([ritual or religion]).

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Nivid (निविद्).—[Causative] cause to know, announce, report, communicate to ([dative], [genetive], or [locative]); name, call (2 [accusative]), offer, present, surrender (ātmānam refl.).

Nivid is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ni and vid (विद्).

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

1) Nivid (निविद्):—[=ni-vid] a. ni-√1. vid ([Aorist] -avediṣur, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]; [infinitive mood] -veditum, with [varia lectio] dayitum, [Śākaṭāyana]),

—to tell, communicate, proclaim, report, relate:—[Causal] -vedayati, te ([perfect tense] -vedayām āsa [indeclinable participle] dayitvā, or dya) idem (with [dative case] [genitive case] or [locative case]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

—to offer, present, give, deliver, [Brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra] etc.;

— (with ātmānam), to offer or present one’s self (as a slave etc.), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti] etc.;

—to proclaim id est. introduce one’s self, [Rāmāyaṇa; Śakuntalā; Kathāsaritsāgara];

— (with doṣam) to throw the blame upon ([dative case]), [Pañcatantra] ([Bombay edition]), [iii, 163].

2) [v.s. ...] b f. instruction, information, [Ṛg-veda] (cf. [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 11])

3) [v.s. ...] Name of [particular] sentences or short formularies inserted in a liturgy and containing epithets or short invocations of the gods, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa; ???] etc.

4) Nīvid (नीविद्):—[=nī-vid] [from ] f. = ni-v, [Atharva-veda]

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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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