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nakta

nakta 1 n. night RV. AV. ({naktA} f. only in {naktayA} q.v. , and as du. with {uSAsA} ; cf. {-sa-naktA} and {naktoSAsA}) ; eating only at night (as a sort of penance) Yajn5. Hcat. (am}) ind. by night (often opp. to {divA}) RV. &c. &c. m. N. of a son of Prithu VP. of a son of Prithu-shena and Akuti BhP. ({A}) f. (cf. above) Methonica Superba L. [Cf. {nak} and {nakti} Zd. {nakht-uru} , {nakht-ru} Gk. $ Lat. {nox} Lith. {naktis} Slav. &162101[524 ,1] {nosti} Goth. {nahts} ; Angl. Sax. {neaht} , {niht} , Engl. {night} , Germ. {Nacht}.]
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