Nrideva, Nṛdeva, Nri-deva: 9 definitions

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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 (?).

In Hinduism

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.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: 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

Nṛdeva (नृदेव).—m.

(-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.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nrideva 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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