Nrimedha, Nṛmedha, Nri-medha: 6 definitions
Nrimedha 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 Nṛmedha can be transliterated into English as Nrmedha or Nrimedha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nṛmedha (नृमेध).—a human sacrifice.
Nṛmedha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nṛ and medha (मेध).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nṛmedha (नृमेध) or Puruṣamedha.—m. the sacrifice of a man, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 63, 6 Gorr. (
Nṛmedha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nṛ and medha (मेध).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nṛmedha (नृमेध).—[masculine] man-sacrifice, [Name] of a man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nṛmedha (नृमेध):—[=nṛ-medha] [from nṛ] m. man-sacrifice (cf. -yajña)
2) [v.s. ...] m. (or -medhas) Name of a man (author of [Ṛg-veda viii, 87; 88]), [Ṛg-veda; Sāma-veda.Anukramaṇikā]
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