Prayogin: 7 definitions


Prayogin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Prayogin (प्रयोगिन्):—(von yuj mit pra oder von prayoga) adj. zur Anwendung kommend, gebräuchlich: samūhyaḥ paricāyyopacāyyāvagnau prayogiṇau [Amarakoṣa 2, 7, 20.] sakṛtpra einmalige Anwendung habend [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 24, 3, 34.] prayogitva n. das zur-Anwendung-Kommen, Gebrauchtwerden [1, 5, 7.]

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

Prayogin (प्रयोगिन्):—Adj. —

1) zur Anwendung kommend , gebräuchlich. Nom.abstr. gitva n.

2) ein Stück aufführend ; m. Schauspieler [Bhāratīyanāṭyaśāstra 34,104.]

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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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