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nitya: masculine vocative singular stem: nitya
nitya: neuter vocative singular stem: nitya
Amarakosha Search
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śāśvataḥ3.1.71MasculineSingularsanātanaḥ, dhruvaḥ, nitya, sadātanaḥ
satatam1.1.66NeuterSingularanavaratam, aśrāntam, ajasram, santatam, aviratam, aniśam, nityam, anāratameternal or continually
valajaḥ3.3.37NeuterSingularnityam, svakam
Monier-Williams Search
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nityamf(ā-)n. (fr. ni-; see ni-ja-) innate, native View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nityamf(ā-)n. one's own (opp. to araṇa-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nityamf(ā-)n. continual, perpetual, eternal etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nityamfn. in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' constantly dwelling or engaged in, intent upon, devoted or used to (see tapo-n-, dharma-n-, dhyāna-n-, śastra-n-) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nityamf(ā-)n. ordinary, usual, invariable, fixed, necessary, obligatory (opp. to kāmya-, naimittika-etc.) etc. (with samāsa- m.a compound the meaning of which is not expressed by its members when not compounded ;with svarita- m. equals jātya-,the independent svarita- ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nityam. the sea, ocean View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nityan. constant and indispensable rite or act View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Apte Search
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nitya नित्य a. [नियमेन नियतं वा भवं नि-त्य-प्; cf. P.IV.2.14. Vārt.] 1 (a.) Continual, perpetual, constant, everlasting, eternal, uninterrupted; यथा त्वमसि दुर्धर्षो धर्मनित्यः प्रजाहितः Rām.7.37.8; यदि नित्यमनित्येन लभ्यते H.1.48; नित्यज्योत्स्नाः प्रतिहततमोवृत्तिरम्याः प्रदोषाः Me. (regarded by Malli. as an interpolation); Ms.2.26. (b) Imperishable, indestructible; पृथिवी द्विविधा नित्या$नित्या च Tarka K. -2 Invariable, regular, fixed, not optional, regularly prescribed (opp. काम्य). -3 Necessary, obligatory, essential. -4 Ordinary, usual (opp. नौमित्तिक). -5 (At the end of comp.) Constantly dwelling in, perpetually engaged in or busy with; जाह्नवीतीर˚, अरण्य˚, आदान˚, ध्यान˚ &c. -त्यः The ocean. -स्या 1 An epithet of the goddess Durgā. -2 A plough-share. -त्यम् An indispensable or inevitable act. -त्यम् ind. Daily, constantly, always, ever, perpetually, enternally. -Comp. -अनध्यायः invariable suspension of Vedic studies; नित्यानध्याय एव स्याद् ग्रामेषु नगरेषु च Ms.4.17. -अनित्य a. eternal and perishable. -अनुबद्ध a. always approached or resorted to. -अनुवादः a bare statement of fact; स्याज्जुह्वप्रतिषेधान्नित्यानुवादः MS.4.1.45. -अभियुक्त a. One who is completely absorbed in yogic practices. -ऋतु a. regularly recurring at the seasons. -कर्मन् n., -कृत्यम्, क्रिया any daily and necessary rite, a constant act or duty, as the five daily Yajñas. -कालम् ind. always, at all times; ब्राह्मेण विप्रस्तीर्थेन नित्यकालमुपस्पृशेत् Ms.2.58,73. -गतिः air, wind. -जात a. constantly born; अथ चैनं नित्यजातं नित्यं वा मन्यसे मृतम् Bg.2.26. -दानम् daily alms-giving. -नियमः an invariable rule. -नैमित्तिकम् an occasional act regularly recurring, or any ceremony constantly performed to accomplish a particular object, e. g. (a पर्वश्राद्ध). -पुष्ट a. always well-supplied. -प्रलयः 1 the constant dissolution of living beings. -2 sleep. -बुद्धिः a. considering anything as constant or eternal. -भावः eternity. -मुक्तः the Supreme Spirit. -युक्त a. always busy or intent upon. -युज् a. having the mind always fixed upon one object; दृग्भिर्हृदीकृतमलं परिरभ्य सर्वास्तद्भावमापुरपि नित्ययुजां दुरापम् Bhāg.1.82.4. -यौवना (ever youthful) an epithet of Draupadī. -व्रतम् a perpetual observance (lasting for life). -शङ्कित a. perpetually alarmed, ever suspicious. -समः the assertion that all things remain the same; Sarva. S. -समासः 'a necessary compound', a compund the meaning of which cannot be expressed by its constituent members used separately (the separate ideas having merged in one); e. g. जमदग्नि, जयद्रथ &c.; इवेन नित्यसमासः &c.
Macdonell Search
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nitya a. inward, innate; own (V.); constant, perpetual, eternal; always abiding in, devoted to (--°ree;); regular, essential, neces sary: °ree;-or -m, ad. constantly, perpetually, always; invariably; na nityam, not always; never; -samâsa, m. necessary or fast com pound, i. e. one that cannot be resolved with out destroying the meaning; -svarita, m. necessary, i. e. independent svarita.
Dictionary of Sanskrit Search
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nitya(1)eternal, as applied to word or Sabda in contrast with sound or dhvani which is evanescent (कार्य ). The sound with meaning or without meaning,made by men and animals is impermanent; but the sense or idea awakened in the mind by the evanescent audible words on reaching the mind is of a permanent or eternal nature; confer, compare स्फोटः शब्दो ध्वनिस्तस्य व्यायामादुपजायते; confer, compare also व्याप्तिमत्त्वा्त्तु शब्दस्य Nir.I.1 ; (2) constant; not liable to be set aside by another; confer, compare उपबन्धस्तु देशाय नित्यम्, न रुन्धे नित्यम्। नित्यशब्दः प्राप्त्यन्तरानिषेधार्थः T.Pr.I.59, IV.14; (3) original as constrasted with one introduced anew such as an augment; confer, compare Taittirīya Prātiśākhya.VI.14; (4) permanently functioning, as opposed to tentatively doing so; confer, compare नित्यविरते द्विमात्रम् Ṛktantra Prātiśākhya.37; (5) unchangeable, permanent, imperishable; confer, compare अयं नित्यशब्दोस्त्येव कूटस्थेष्वविचालिषु भावेषु वर्तते M.Bh. on P. VIII. 1.4; (6) always or invariably applying, as opposed to optional; the word in this sense is used in connection with rules or operations that do not optionally apply; confer, compare उपपदसमासो नित्यसमासः, षष्ठीसमासः पुनार्वेभाषा; Mahābhāṣya of Patañjali on the Sūtras of Pāṇini (Dr. Kielhorn's edition ). on P.II.2.19; (7) constant,as applied to a rule which applies if another simultaneously applying rule were to have taken effect, as well as when that other rule does not take effect; confer, compare क्वचित्कृताकृतप्रसङ्गमात्रेणापि नित्यता Par. Sek. Pari 46. The operations which are nitya according to this Paribhasa take effect in preference to others which are not 'nitya', although they may even be 'para'; confer, compare परान्नित्यं बलवत् Par. Sek. Pari. 42.
Vedabase Search
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nitya noun (masculine) name of a Ṛṣi
Frequency rank 55990/72933
nitya noun (neuter) constant and indispensable rite or act (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 21573/72933
nitya adjective continual (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
devoted or used to (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
eternal (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
fixed (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
ifc. constantly dwelling or engaged in (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
innate (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
intent upon (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
invariable (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
native (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
necessary (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
obligatory (opp. to kāmya) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one's own (opp. to araṇa) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
ordinary (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
perpetual (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
usual (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 459/72933


eternal; nityayukta always busy.

Wordnet Search
"nitya"" has 2 results.


nitya, niyata, sthira, nirantara, nidhruvi, satata   

sarvadā yaḥ kenāpi saha asti dīrghakālaṃ yāvat tiṣṭhati iti vā।

saṃsāre kimapi vastu nityam nāsti।


śaśvat, cirakālika, nitya, sanātana   

yasya kramaḥ akhaṇḍitaḥ।

eṣā tasya śaśvatī racanā।

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