नेपथ्यम् 1 Decoration, an ornament. -2 Dress, apparel, costume, attire; उदारनेपथ्यभृत् R.6.6; राजेन्द्रनेपथ्य- विधानशोभा 14.9; उज्ज्वलनेपथ्यविरचना Māl.1; Ku.7.7; V.5; न पथ्यं नेपथ्यं बहुतरमनङ्गोत्सवविधौ S. D. -3 Particularly, the costume of an actor; विरलनेपथ्ययोः पात्रयोः प्रवेशो$स्तु M.1. -4 The tiring-room, the space where the actors attire themselves (which is always behind the curtain), the postscenium; नेपथ्ये 'behind the scene'. -Comp. -गृहम् a. toilet-room. -प्रयोगः the art of toiletmaking; one of the 64 kalās. -विधानम् arrangements of the tiring-room; यदि नेपथ्यविधानमवसितम् Ś.1.
noun (neuter) (in dram.) the place behind the stage (separated by the curtain from the raṅga) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the postscenium (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the tiring-room (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine neuter) an ornament (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
attire (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
costume (esp. of an actor) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
decoration (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
toilet Frequency rank 18092/72933
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