See also: Nirvana and nirvána

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Borrowed from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nirvāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished), from निस् (nis, out) +‎ वा (, to blow), the second part cognate with Russian ве́тер (véter, wind), weather, athlete, vent and wind.

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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) State of paradise; heightened or great pleasure.

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Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnirʋɑnɑ/, [ˈnirʋɑ̝nɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -irʋɑnɑ
  • Syllabification(key): nir‧va‧na

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nirvana

  1. nirvana

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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
abessive nirvanatta nirvanoitta
instructive nirvanoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of nirvana (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative nirvanani nirvanani
accusative nom. nirvanani nirvanani
gen. nirvanani
genitive nirvanani nirvanoideni
nirvanoitteni
nirvanainirare
partitive nirvanaani nirvanoitani
inessive nirvanassani nirvanoissani
elative nirvanastani nirvanoistani
illative nirvanaani nirvanoihini
adessive nirvanallani nirvanoillani
ablative nirvanaltani nirvanoiltani
allative nirvanalleni nirvanoilleni
essive nirvananani nirvanoinani
translative nirvanakseni nirvanoikseni
abessive nirvanattani nirvanoittani
instructive
comitative nirvanoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative nirvanasi nirvanasi
accusative nom. nirvanasi nirvanasi
gen. nirvanasi
genitive nirvanasi nirvanoidesi
nirvanoittesi
nirvanaisirare
partitive nirvanaasi nirvanoitasi
inessive nirvanassasi nirvanoissasi
elative nirvanastasi nirvanoistasi
illative nirvanaasi nirvanoihisi
adessive nirvanallasi nirvanoillasi
ablative nirvanaltasi nirvanoiltasi
allative nirvanallesi nirvanoillesi
essive nirvananasi nirvanoinasi
translative nirvanaksesi nirvanoiksesi
abessive nirvanattasi nirvanoittasi
instructive
comitative nirvanoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative nirvanamme nirvanamme
accusative nom. nirvanamme nirvanamme
gen. nirvanamme
genitive nirvanamme nirvanoidemme
nirvanoittemme
nirvanaimmerare
partitive nirvanaamme nirvanoitamme
inessive nirvanassamme nirvanoissamme
elative nirvanastamme nirvanoistamme
illative nirvanaamme nirvanoihimme
adessive nirvanallamme nirvanoillamme
ablative nirvanaltamme nirvanoiltamme
allative nirvanallemme nirvanoillemme
essive nirvananamme nirvanoinamme
translative nirvanaksemme nirvanoiksemme
abessive nirvanattamme nirvanoittamme
instructive
comitative nirvanoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative nirvananne nirvananne
accusative nom. nirvananne nirvananne
gen. nirvananne
genitive nirvananne nirvanoidenne
nirvanoittenne
nirvanainnerare
partitive nirvanaanne nirvanoitanne
inessive nirvanassanne nirvanoissanne
elative nirvanastanne nirvanoistanne
illative nirvanaanne nirvanoihinne
adessive nirvanallanne nirvanoillanne
ablative nirvanaltanne nirvanoiltanne
allative nirvanallenne nirvanoillenne
essive nirvanananne nirvanoinanne
translative nirvanaksenne nirvanoiksenne
abessive nirvanattanne nirvanoittanne
instructive
comitative nirvanoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative nirvanansa nirvanansa
accusative nom. nirvanansa nirvanansa
gen. nirvanansa
genitive nirvanansa nirvanoidensa
nirvanoittensa
nirvanainsarare
partitive nirvanaansa nirvanoitaan
nirvanoitansa
inessive nirvanassaan
nirvanassansa
nirvanoissaan
nirvanoissansa
elative nirvanastaan
nirvanastansa
nirvanoistaan
nirvanoistansa
illative nirvanaansa nirvanoihinsa
adessive nirvanallaan
nirvanallansa
nirvanoillaan
nirvanoillansa
ablative nirvanaltaan
nirvanaltansa
nirvanoiltaan
nirvanoiltansa
allative nirvanalleen
nirvanallensa
nirvanoilleen
nirvanoillensa
essive nirvananaan
nirvananansa
nirvanoinaan
nirvanoinansa
translative nirvanakseen
nirvanaksensa
nirvanoikseen
nirvanoiksensa
abessive nirvanattaan
nirvanattansa
nirvanoittaan
nirvanoittansa
instructive
comitative nirvanoineen
nirvanoinensa

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nirvana m (plural nirvanas)

  1. nirvana

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Etymology edit

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

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  • IPA(key): /nirˈva.na/
  • Rhymes: -ana
  • Hyphenation: nir‧và‧na

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nirvana m (invariable)

  1. nirvana

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Etymology edit

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

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  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ɐnɐ, (Brazil) -ɐ̃nɐ
  • Hyphenation: nir‧va‧na

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nirvana m (plural nirvanas)

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

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Borrowed from French nirvana.

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nirvana f (uncountable)

  1. nirvana

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Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

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

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nirvàna f (Cyrillic spelling нирва̀на)

  1. nirvana

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  • nirvana” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nirvāṇa, blown or put out, extinguished), from निस् (nis, out) +‎ वा (, to blow). The masculine gender in Spanish seems to adapt the neuter gender of the Sanskrit original, compare mantra, yoga.

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  • IPA(key): /niɾˈbana/ [niɾˈβ̞a.na]
  • Rhymes: -ana
  • Syllabification: nir‧va‧na

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nirvana m (plural nirvanas)

  1. nirvana

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