Purastat, Purastāt: 12 definitions


Purastat means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Purastat has 10 English definitions available.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Purastāt (पुरस्तात्):—

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

Purastāt (पुरस्तात्):——

1) Adv. — a) vorn , nach vorn , von vorn , vor dem Angesicht , vor mir , — dir , — sich u.s.w. — b) im Osten , von Osten. — c) vorn , oben (in einem Buche). — d) nach vorn , weiterhin (in einem Buche). — e) am Anfange , zuerst , vorher , ehemals , früher. brahma als Adj. (!) wo die Brahmanen früher (als die Krieger) sind.

2) präp. mit Gen. , Abl. , Acc. oder am Ende eines Comp. — a) vor (räumlich). — b) vor (zeitlich). stotra vor dem Stotra.

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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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