नेपथ्य

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

नेपथ्य (nepathyan, m

  1. decoration, costume (MBh., Kāv., etc.)
  2. (drama) backstage

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

When in the locative case, नेपथ्ये (nepathye), it is used as behind the scenes.

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0569