नितम्बः [निभृतं तम्यते कामुकैः, तमु काङ्क्षायाम्] 1 The buttocks, posteriors (of a woman), (the circumference of the hip and loins); यातं यच्च नितम्बयोर्गुरुतया मन्दं विलासा- दिव Ś.2.2; R.4.52;6.17; Me.43; Bh.1.5; M.2.7. -2 The slope, ridge, side, flank of a mountain; सनाक- वनितं नितम्बरुचिरम् (गिरिम्) Ki.5.27; सेव्या नितम्बाः किमु भूधराणामुत स्मरस्मेरविलासिनीनाम् Bh.1.19; V.4.26; Bk. 2.8;7.58. -3 A precipice. -4 The sloping bank of a river; Mb.1.12.12. -5 The shoulder. -6 The sounding-board of the Vīṇā. -Comp. -बिम्बम् round or circular hips; Ṛs.1.4. -स्थलम्, स्थली The region of the hips.
noun (masculine) (fig.) the ridge or side or swell of a mountain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a particular position of the hands in dancing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the buttocks or hinder parts (esp. of a woman) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the shoulder (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the sloping bank or shore of a river (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the sounding-board of the Vīṇā (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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