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See also: नस and नासा



  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /n̪is̪/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /n̪is̪/
  • Adverb[edit]

    निस् (nis)

    1. out, forth, away &c.

    Usage notes[edit]

    Rarely used independently (AV.), but normally as a prefix to verbs and their derivatives, or to nouns not immediately connected with verbs, in which case it has the sense, "out of", "away from" or that of a negative adverb.


    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 543