Kushalaprashna, Kuśalapraśna, Kushala-prashna: 6 definitions

Introduction

Kushalaprashna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Kuśalapraśna can be transliterated into English as Kusalaprasna or Kushalaprashna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kuśalapraśna (कुशलप्रश्न) [or कुशळप्रश्न, kuśaḷapraśna].—m Salutation or greeting; friendly inquiries on meeting; the "How d'ye do."

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuśalapraśna (कुशलप्रश्न).—m.

(-śnaḥ) Salutation, greeting, friendly inquiry respecting a person’s health or welfare. E. kuśala well-being, and praśna asking.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuśalapraśna (कुशलप्रश्न).—m. Inquiring after another’s welfare, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 70, 6; [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 10, 20.

Kuśalapraśna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kuśala and praśna (प्रश्न).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuśalapraśna (कुशलप्रश्न).—[masculine] inquiry after another’s wellfare.

context information

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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