Pramukha: 19 definitions

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Pramukha has 17 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Pramukh.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pramukha (प्रमुख):—(1. pra + mukha)

1) adj. a) mit dem Gesicht zu hin (acc.) gewandt: taṃ sarve pramukhāḥ svanam . apyekamanaso jagmuryathāsthānaṃ pradhāvitāḥ .. [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 103, 36.] — b) der vorderste, erste; der vorzüglichste; = prathama, ādi, mukhya, pradhāna, śreṣṭha [Amarakoṣa 3, 2, 6.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 51.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1437.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 113.] [Medinīkoṣa kh. 10.] [Halāyudha 4, 5.] baleṣu pramukho hastī [Hitopadeśa III, 83.] gaṇa der Vorstand einer Versammlung [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 144.] Gewöhnlich am Ende eines adj. comp. (f. ā) den zum Vordersten habend, angeführt von, dieser und so weiter: vīrasenapramukhaṃ daṇḍacakram [Mālavikāgnimitra 9, 10.] vasiṣṭhapramukhairdvijaiḥ [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 1, 34. 8, 4. 2, 25, 8. 65, 25.] [Indralokāgamana 2, 14.] [Kumārasaṃbhava 2, 38.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 45, 386.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 3, 14. 5, 186.] [Prabodhacandrodaja 73, 10.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 124.] Inschr. in [Journ. of the Am. Or. S. 6, 543, 9. 7, 12, Śloka 45.] gāyatrīpramukhaṃ chandaḥ [Amarakoṣa 2, 7, 22.] garmucchyāmākapramukhāḥ [2, 4, 5, 31.] sāmātyapramukhā (st. amātya wegen eines vorangehenden e) janāḥ [Mahābhārata 3, 3062.] prīti so v. a. freundlich (vgl. puraḥsara): vacana [Meghadūta 4.] pramukha = mānya ehrenwerth [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) m. a) Haufen, Menge [Śabdaratnāvalī] — b) Rottleria tinctoria Roxb. (puṃnāga) [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma] —

3) n. a) Anfang (eines Kapitels) [] zu [Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad] [S. 283.] — b) Gegenwart, dieselbe Zeit; = tadātva [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 2. 17.] = anvayavelā [PRATĀPAR. 72,b,5.] —

4) loc. pramukhe adv. voran, vor dem Angesichte, gegenüber, vor (mit dem gen.): kauśalyāṃ pramukhe kṛtvā vorangehen lassend [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 111, 17.] te vasthitāḥ pramukhe gegenüber [Bhagavadgītā 2, 6.] [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 76, 27.] [Mahābhārata 4, 1199.] tasya sainyasya [2, 1156. 2432.] [Harivaṃśa 4330. 4549. 8089.] [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 95, 3. 98, 17.] [Śākuntala 181.] [Chezy’s Ausgabe des Śākuntala 61, 1.] senā [Mahābhārata 5, 2242.] Am Anfange eines comp. ohne Flexionszeichen: pramukhāviṣkṛtacāruvibhramā [Raghuvaṃśa 8, 79.] Vgl. pramukhatas .

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Pramukha (प्रमुख):—

4) [Mahābhārata 1, 5369] [?= JOHNS. Sel. 15, 55.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pramukha (प्रमुख):——

1) Adj. — a) mit dem Gesicht zu (Acc.) gewandt. — b) der vorderste , erste , vorzüglichste. Gewöhnlich am Ende eines adj. Comp. (f. ā) den zum Vordersten habend , angeführt von , dieser und so weiter. prīti so v.a. freundlich.

2) *m. — a) Haufe , Menge. — b) Rottleria tinctoria.

3) n. — a) Anfang (eines Kapitels). — b) Gegenwart , dieselbe Zeit.

4) pramukhe Loc. voran , vor dem Angesicht , gegenüber , vor ; die Ergänzung im Gen. oder im Comp. vorangehend. —

5) pramukha vor dem Angesicht.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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