Definitions

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

Etymologies

From Sanskrit निघण्टु (ni-ghaṇṭu). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He conducted extensive research on the works of several Christian Missionaries such as the late Rev.Fr. Kittel, the compiler of the Kannada-English Nighantu.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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