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ཉི་མ། (Wyl. nyi ma ) n. Pron.: nyima

  • sun [Astrology] [Nine Planets]
  • Skt. दिनकरः, dinakara, Pron.: dinakara. From Sanskrit: making day or light | the sun | N. of an Āditya | of the author of the •wk. Candrārkī | of a | on | of other men [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW
  • Skt. आतपः, ātapa, Pron.: atapa. From Sanskrit: causing pain or affliction | heat (especially of the sun), sunshine [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW
  • Skt. आदित्यः, āditya, Pron.: aditya. From Sanskrit: belonging to or coming from Aditi | 'son of Aditi' | N. of seven deities of the heavenly sphere | the chief is Varuṇa | to whom the N. Āditya is especially applicable | the succeeding five are Mitra, Aryaman, Bhaga, Daksha, An6śa | that of the seventh is probably Sūrya or Savitṛi | as a class of deities they are distinct from the | sometimes their number is supposed to be eight | and in the period of the Brāhmaṇas twelve, as representing the sun in the twelve months of the year | N. of a god in general, especially of Sūrya (the sun) | N. of Vishṇu in his Vāmana or dwarf | the plant Calotropis Gigantea | N. of a constellation, the seventh lunar mansion [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW