naham veda param hy asmin
naparam na samam vibho
nama-rupa-gunair bhavyam
sad-asat kincid anyatah
na—do not; aham—myself; veda—know; param—superior; hi—for; asmin—in this world; na—neither; aparam—inferior; na—nor; samam—equal; vibho—O great one; nama—name; rupa—characteristics; gunaih—by qualification; bhavyam—all that is created; sat—eternal; asat—temporary; kincit—or anything like that; anyatah—from any other source.
Whatever we can understand by the nomenclature, characteristics and features of a particular thing-superior, inferior or equal, eternal or temporary-is not created from any source other than that of Your Lordship, thou so great.
The manifested world is full of varieties of created beings in others. In human society the human being is considered to be the superior living being, and amongst the human beings there are also different varieties: good, bad, equal, etc. But Narada Muni took for granted that none of them has any source of generation besides his father, Brahmaji. Therefore he wanted to know all about them from Lord Brahma.

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