Niyamaka, Niyāmaka: 16 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Niyamak.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Niyāmaka (नियामक).—Limiting; limitative; cf. तुः क्रियते । स नियामको भविष्यति । अमेवापञ्चम्याः इति (tuḥ kriyate | sa niyāmako bhaviṣyati | amevāpañcamyāḥ iti) M. Bh, on II. 4.83; cf. also लोके निमित्तं द्विविधं दृष्टम् । कार्यस्थितौ नियामकं तदनियामकं च (loke nimittaṃ dvividhaṃ dṛṣṭam | kāryasthitau niyāmakaṃ tadaniyāmakaṃ ca) Par. Sek. Pari. 56.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
niyāmaka : (m.) 1. a ship's captain; 2. commander; 3. regulator.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Niyāmaka, 2 (see niyyāmaka) ship’s captain Vism. 137 (simile). (Page 368)
2) Niyāmaka, 1 (adj.) (either to niyama or niyāma) sure of or in, founded in, or leading to, completed in D. I, 190 (dhamma-n. paṭipadā, cp. niyamatā). (Page 368)
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
niyāmaka (नियामक).—a S That restrains, controls, rules, regulates: also that fixes, settles, establishes, appoints.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
niyāmaka (नियामक).—a That restrains, controls, or settles.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Niyāmaka (नियामक).—a. (-mikā f.)
1) Restraining, checking.
2) Subduing, overpowering.
3) Limiting, restricting, defining more closely.
4) Guiding, governing.
-kaḥ 1 A master, ruler.
2) A charioteer.
3) A boatman, sailor.
4) A pilot.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Guiding, governing, what regulates or restrains. m.
(-kaḥ) 1. A boatman, a sailor; but variously applied to one who rows, who steers, or who keeps a lookout from the mast head. 2. A pilot, a helmsman. 3. A charioteer. E. ni before, yam to go or stop, affix ṇic ṇvu l.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Niyāmaka (नियामक).—i. e. ni-yam + aka, adj. Subduing, Mahābhārata 3, 15812.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Niyāmaka (नियामक).—[feminine] mikā restraining, subduing, confining, deciding; [masculine] leader, ruler.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Niyāmaka (नियामक):—[=ni-yāmaka] [from ni-yam] mf(ikā)n. restraining, checking, subduing, controlling, governing, [Mahābhārata; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
2) [v.s. ...] restrictive, limiting, defining (-tā f. -tva n.), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
3) [v.s. ...] m. a guide or ruler, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
4) [v.s. ...] a charioteer, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] a sailor or boatman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Niyāmaka (नियामक):—[ni-yāmaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. A boatman, a sailor, a pilot. a. Guiding.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Niyāmaka (नियामक) [Also spelled niyamak]:—(nm) a regulator; controller; (a) regulative; hence ~[mikā] (nf).
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] controlling; having power to control, check, restrain, etc.
2) [adjective] appointing; having power to appoint, select, (for an office, positio, etc.
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1) [noun] = ನಿಯಾಮ - [niyama -] 1 & 4.
2) [noun] a man who controls; a controller.
3) [noun] a man who drives a chariot; a charioteer.
4) [noun] an order; a command; an injunction.
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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