Nrikesarin, Nṛkesarin, Nri-kesarin, Nrikesharin: 6 definitions


Nrikesarin 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 Nṛkesarin can be transliterated into English as Nrkesarin or Nrikesarin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Nrikesarin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nṛkesarin (नृकेसरिन्).—m. 'man-lion', Viṣṇu in his Narasimha incarnation; cf. नरसिंह (narasiṃha).

Nṛkesarin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nṛ and kesarin (केसरिन्).

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

Nṛkeśarin (नृकेशरिन्).—m. (-rī) The Nrisinha or man-lion Avatar. E. nṛ and keśarin a lion.

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

Nṛkesarin (नृकेसरिन्).—[masculine] man-lion, i.e. Viṣṇu.

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

Nṛkesarin (नृकेसरिन्):—[=nṛ-kesarin] [from nṛ] ([Catalogue(s)]) m. ‘man-lion’, Viṣṇu in his 4th Avatāra (written also -keś).

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

Nṛkeśarin (नृकेशरिन्):—[nṛ-keśarin] (rī) 5. m. The man-lion.

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Nrikesarin 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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