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Nidhi

Nidhi nidhi iu. setting down or serving up (food , the bottom of the Ukha a place for deposits or storing up , a receptacle (esp. {apAMnidhi} , {r-} of waters , the ocean , sea , also N. of a Saman {kalAnAMn-} , the full moon) a store , hoard , treasure (in later language esp. the divine treasures belonging to Kubera , nine of which are enumerated , viz. Padma , Mahapadma , Sankha , Makara , Kacchapa , Mukunda , Nanda , Nila and Kharva , they are also personified as attendants either of Kubera or of Lakshmi ; cf. {nidhi-datta} and {-pAlita} below) the sea (with {daiva}) the science of chronology N. of a partic. medic. plant (= {jIvikA}) a kind of perfume (= {nalikA}) {-guhyakAdhipa} m. lord of the treasures and Guhyakas , Kubera {-gopa} m. guardian of treasure -datta} m. N. of a merchant dIpikA} f. N. of wk. {-nAtha} m. lord of treasure N. of Kubera of an author {-pa} m. = {-gopa} Mn. any guardian or protector (as {yajJasya} , {vedasya}) {-pati} ({-dhi-}) m. lord of treasure N. of Kubera of a rich merchant {-pati-datta} m. N. of a merchant {-pA}, {-pAla} (MBh.) m. guardian of treasure -pAlita} m. N. of a merchant {-prabhu} m. lord of treasures N. of Kubera {-bhRt} m. bearer of treasure i {-mat} mfn. containing treasure or forming a store , abundant {-maya} mf({I})n. consisting of treasure {-rAma} m. N. of an author {-vAda} m. the art of finding treasure {-vAsa} m. place of treasure N. of a town ; -dhIza} ({-tva} n. R.) , dhIzvara} m. lord of treasure N. of Kubera {-dhy-arthin} mfn. seeking treasure
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