Nivida, Niviḍa: 11 definitions


Nivida means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

Source: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Niviḍa (निविड) refers to “standing close to each other”, according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, [while discussing the treatment of hawks]: “[...] [Hawks] should be kept on a platform in a garden, well-guarded by porters and cooled with the water from artificial streams shaded with tall trees standing close to each other (niviḍa), where the fierce rays of the sun cannot penetrate. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niviḍa (निविड).—a.

1) Without space or interstices, close, compact.

2) Firm, tight, fast; निबिडो मुष्टिः (nibiḍo muṣṭiḥ) R.9.58;19.44; गुरुनिविडनितम्बबिम्बभाराः (guruniviḍanitambabimbabhārāḥ) Śi.

3) Thick, impervious, dense, impenetrable; कालिकेव निबिडा बलाकिनी (kālikeva nibiḍā balākinī) R.11.15.

4) Gross, coarse.

5) Bulky, large.

6) Crookednosed.

See also (synonyms): nibiḍa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Niviḍa (निविड).—mfn.

(-ḍaḥ-ḍā-ḍaṃ) 1. Coarse, large, gross, bulky, without spaces or interstices. 2. Thick, impervious, impenetrable. 3. Crookednosed. E. ni not, vila an interstice, la changed to ḍa; or ni particle, with vilac aff.

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

Niviḍa (निविड).—probably ni-vila, I. adj., f. ḍā. 1. Without interstices, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] [distich] 24. 2. Dense, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 2, 4. 3. Firm, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 5, 140. Ii. m. The name of a mountain, Mahābhārata 6, 140.

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

Niviḍa (निविड).—v. nibiḍa.

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

Niviḍa (निविड):—[=ni-viḍa] etc. See ni-biḍa.

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

Niviḍa (निविड):—[ni-viḍa] (ḍaḥ-ḍā-ḍaṃ) a. Coarse; thick; impervious; crooked-nosed.

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Nivida in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Niviḍa (निविड):—(a) thick, dense; impervious; ~[] thickness, density; imperviousness.

2) Nividā (निविदा):—(nm) a tender; -[sūcanā] tender notice.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Niviḍa (ನಿವಿಡ):—[adjective] being dense, thick; having the constituent elements abundant and close together; packed closely together.

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Niviḍa (ನಿವಿಡ):—[noun] the condition, quality or fact of being abundant; abundance.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Nividā (निविदा):—n. tender (for work); bid;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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