Nyagbhava, Nyagbhāva: 5 definitions


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

Nyagbhāva (न्यग्भाव).—

1) Humiliation, degradation.

2) Making inferior, subordination.

3) Being brought or come down; न्यग्भावं परमं वायोः शाल्मले त्वमुपागतः (nyagbhāvaṃ paramaṃ vāyoḥ śālmale tvamupāgataḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.155.2.

Derivable forms: nyagbhāvaḥ (न्यग्भावः).

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

Nyagbhāva (न्यग्भाव).—[masculine] degradation, debasement.

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

1) Nyagbhāva (न्यग्भाव):—[=nyag-bhāva] [from nyag > ny-añc] m. being brought or coming down, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) [v.s. ...] being sunk or absorbed in ([locative case]), [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] = next, [Śaṃkarācārya]

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Nyagbhava 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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