Prashthavah, Praṣṭhavāh, Prashtha-vah: 6 definitions


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Prashthavah has 4 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Praṣṭhavāh can be transliterated into English as Prasthavah or Prashthavah, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Praṣṭhavāh (प्रष्ठवाह्):—(nom. vāḍ [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 8, 2, 31,] [Scholiast], instr. praṣṭhauhā, acc. pl. praṣṭhauhas [?6, 4, 132, Scholiast). Manu’s Gesetzbuch vedisch Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 2, 64, Scholiast Vopadeva’s Grammatik 26, 64.] = yugapārśvaga [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 63] (die Ausg. von Pūṇā erwähnt auch die Lesart paṣṭha). Vgl. paṣṭhavāh und praṣṭi, praṣṭhauhī f. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 4, 132,] [Scholiast] eine zum ersten Mal trächtige Kuh [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 70.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1266.] [Halāyudha 2, 114.] [Mahābhārata 13, 4427.] Vgl. paṣṭhauhī .

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

Praṣṭhavah (प्रष्ठवह्):—(*stark vāh , schwach praṣṭhauh) —

1) *m. Seitenpferd.

2) f. praṣṭhahī *eine zum ersten Mal trächtige Kuh. [Mahābhārata 13,4427.] Fehlerhaft für paṣṭhauhī ; vgl. [4,93,32.]

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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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