Prasriti, Prasṛti: 16 definitions


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Prasriti has 14 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Prasṛti can be transliterated into English as Prasrti or Prasriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Prasṛti (प्रसृति):—(von sar mit pra) f.

1) das Strömen, Fliessen: kulyāmbhobhiḥ prasṛticapalaiḥ (auch prasṛta und pavana st. prasṛti) ad [Śākuntala 14.] —

2) die hohle Hand [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 598.] [Halāyudha 2, 382.] [RĀYAM.] und [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 67.] eine Handvoll (als Maass) [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 2, 112.] yavānām [Spr. 1713.] [Scholiast] zu [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 359, 6. 7.] so v. a. zwei Pala [Śārṅgadhara SAṂH. 1, 1, 19.] — prasṛtyā [Mahābhārata 5, 3588] fehlerhaft für prasūtyā .

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Prasṛti (प्रसृति):—

1) glückliches Vorsichgehen: yajñasya [Taittirīyāraṇyaka 2, 1, 3.] —

2) eine Handvoll [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 81, 5.] — Am Schluss, [Nīlakaṇṭha] erklärt vardhitāni prasṛtyā [Mahābhārata 5, 3588] durch prakṛṣṭagatyā javena vṛddhimanti .

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

Prasṛti (प्रसृति):——

1) f. — a) das Strömen , Fliessen. — b) glückliches Vorsichgehen. — c) etwa weite Verbreitung [Mahābhārata 5,101,3.] = prakṛṣṭagati , java nach. [Nīlakaṇṭha] — d) die hohle Hand. — e) eine Handvoll als Maass = 2 Pala. —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Ṛṣi [Wilson's Uebersetzung des Viṣṇupurāṇa ,3,5.]

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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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