Nrideva, Nṛdeva, Nri-deva: 9 definitions
Nrideva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Nṛdeva can be transliterated into English as Nrdeva or Nrideva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Nṛdeva (नृदेव).—The father of Pramati, God incarnate.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 144. 59.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nṛdeva (नृदेव).—a king.
Derivable forms: nṛdevaḥ (नृदेवः).
Nṛdeva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nṛ and deva (देव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaḥ) A king. E. nṛ and deva a divinity.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nṛdeva (नृदेव).—m. a king, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 82; [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 1, 42 Gorr.
Nṛdeva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nṛ and deva (देव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nṛdeva (नृदेव).—([feminine] ī) & nṛpa [masculine] king (god or lord of men).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nṛdeva (नृदेव):—[=nṛ-deva] [from nṛ] m. ‘man-god’, a king, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nṛdeva (नृदेव):—[nṛ-deva] (vaḥ) 1. m. A king.
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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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