नटः [नट्-अच्] 1 A dancer; न नटा न विटा न गायकाः Bh.3.27. -2 An actor; कुर्वन्नयं प्रहसनस्य नटः कृतो$सि Bh. 3.126,112; नटवद् व्यवतिष्ठते लिङ्गम् Sāṅ. K.42. -3 The son of a degraded Kṣatriya; Ms.1.22. -4 The Aśoka tree. -5 A kind of reed. -Comp. -अन्तिका shame, modesty. -ईश्वरः an epithet of Śiva. -चर्या the performance of an actor. -भूषणः, -मण़्डनः (yellow) orpiment. -रङ्गः 1 a theatrical stage. -2 anything illusory. -वरः 'the chief actor', the Sūtradhāra of a drama. -संज्ञकम् yellow orpiment. (-कः) an actor, dancer. -सूत्रम् directions or rules for actors. पाराशर्य- शिलालिभ्यां भिक्षुनटसूत्रयोः P.IV.3.11.
n. moving or going to and fro; -nata, pp. (√ nam) bowed etc.; m. N.: â, f. N. of a daughter of Daksha, wife of Kasyapa, and mother of Suparna, Garu da, Aruna, etc.: -tanayâ, f.daughter of Vinatâ, met. of Sumati, -suta, m. son of Vinatâ, Garuda, etc.; -nati, f. obeisance, bow, to (lc.); -nada, m. cry; -nadin, a. roaring, thundering; -namana, n. bending (tr.) down; -namra, a. bent down, stooping, drooping; with bowed head; submissive, humble.
noun (masculine) (in music) name of a Rāga (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a sort of reed (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
actor (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Colosanthes Indica (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
dancer (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Jonesia Asoka (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
mime (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a man who with his brother Bhaṭa built a Vihāra (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a particular caste (sons of degraded Kṣatriyas) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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