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  1. Nighantu(Noun)

    A particular type of Sanskrit glossary, containing brief annotations of obscure and difficult words grouped into thematic categories.

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  1. Nighantu

    Nighaṇṭu is a Sanskrit term for a traditional collection of words, grouped into thematic categories, often with brief annotations. Such collections share characteristics with glossaries and thesauri, but are not true lexicons, such as the kośa of Sanskrit literature. Particular collections are also called nighaṇṭava. While a number of nighantavas devoted to specialized subjects exist, the eponymous Nighantu of the genre is an ancient collection, handed down from Vedic times. It was the subject of the Nirukta, a commentary, together with a treatise on etymology, by Yaska. Technically, Yaska's Nirukta should designate his commentary only, but traditionally the Nighantu has been understood to be included in it.

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How to say nighantu in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nighantu in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nighantu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of nighantu

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