Kushalaprashna, aka: Kuśalapraśna, Kushala-prashna; 2 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Kuśalapraśna can be transliterated into English as Kusalaprasna or Kushalaprashna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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kuśalapraśna (कुशलप्रश्न) [or कुशळप्रश्न, kuśaḷapraśna].—m Salutation or greeting; friendly inquiries on meeting; the "How d'ye do."Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Kuśalapraśna (कुशलप्रश्न).—friendly inquiry after a person's health or welfare; cf. ब्राह्मणं कुशलं पृच्छेत् क्षत्रबन्धुमनामयम् । वैश्यं क्षेमं समागम्य शूद्रमारोग्यमेव च (brāhmaṇaṃ kuśalaṃ pṛcchet kṣatrabandhumanāmayam | vaiśyaṃ kṣemaṃ samāgamya śūdramārogyameva ca) || Ms.2.127; cf. also मयाप्तं रामत्वं कुशलवसुता न त्वधिगता (mayāptaṃ rāmatvaṃ kuśalavasutā na tvadhigatā) | S. D.
Derivable forms: kuśalapraśnaḥ (कुशलप्रश्नः).
Kuśalapraśna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kuśala and praśna (प्रश्न).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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