nirvana

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See also: Nirvana and nirvána

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nirvāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished), from निस् (nis, out) + वा (, to blow).

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nirvana (countable and uncountable, plural nirvanas)

  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]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nir-vāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished), from निस् (nis, out) + वा (, to blow).

Noun[edit]

nirvana

  1. nirvana

Declension[edit]

Inflection of nirvana (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative nirvana nirvanat
genitive nirvanan nirvanoiden
nirvanoitten
partitive nirvanaa nirvanoita
illative nirvanaan nirvanoihin
singular plural
nominative nirvana nirvanat
accusative nom. nirvana nirvanat
gen. nirvanan
genitive nirvanan nirvanoiden
nirvanoitten
nirvanainrare
partitive nirvanaa nirvanoita
inessive nirvanassa nirvanoissa
elative nirvanasta nirvanoista
illative nirvanaan nirvanoihin
adessive nirvanalla nirvanoilla
ablative nirvanalta nirvanoilta
allative nirvanalle nirvanoille
essive nirvanana nirvanoina
translative nirvanaksi nirvanoiksi
instructive nirvanoin
abessive nirvanatta nirvanoitta
comitative nirvanoineen

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nir-vāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished), from निस् (nis, out) + वा (, to blow).

Noun[edit]

nirvana m (plural nirvana)

  1. nirvana

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nir-vāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished), from निस् (nis, out) + वा (, to blow).

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nirvana m (plural nirvanas)

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nir-vāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished), from निस् (nis, out) + वा (, to blow).

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]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nir-vāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished), from निस् (nis, out) + वा (, to blow).

Noun[edit]

nirvana m (plural nirvanas)

  1. nirvana