nirvana

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sanskrit निर्वाण (nir-vāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɪəˈvɑːnə/ (British English), IPA(key): /nɪɹˈvɑnə/ (American English)
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  • Rhymes: -ɑːnə

Noun[edit]

nirvana (uncountable)

  1. (Buddhism) complete cessation of suffering; a blissful state attained through realization of sunyata; enlightened experience.
  2. (non-Buddhist colloquial usage) state of paradise; heightened or great pleasure.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nirvana

  1. nirvana

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nirvana m (plural nirvani)

  1. nirvana

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

nirvana m (plural nirvanas)

  1. (Buddhism) nirvana (complete cessation of suffering)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nirʋǎna/
  • Hyphenation: nir‧va‧na

Noun[edit]

nirvàna f (Cyrillic spelling нирва̀на)

  1. nirvana

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References[edit]

  • nirvana” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nirvana m (plural nirvanas)

  1. nirvana