Pac: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pac (पच्).—1 U. (pacati-te, papāca-pece, āpakṣīt-apakta, pakṣyati-te, paktum, pakva)

1) To cook, roast, dress (as food &c.) (said to govern two accusatives; as taṇḍulānodanaṃ pacati, but this use is very rare in classical Sanskrit); यः पचत्यात्मकारणात् (yaḥ pacatyātmakāraṇāt) Ms. 3.118; शूले मत्स्यानिवापक्ष्यन् दुर्बलान् बलवत्तराः (śūle matsyānivāpakṣyan durbalān balavattarāḥ) 7.2; Bhartṛhari 1.85.

2) To bake, burn (as bricks); see पक्व (pakva)

3) To digest (as food); पचाम्यन्नं चतुर्विधम् (pacāmyannaṃ caturvidham) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 15.14.

4) To ripen, mature,

5) To bring to perfection, develop (as understanding).

6) To melt (as metals).

7) cook (for oneself) (Ā.tm). -Pass. (pacyate)

1) To be cooked.

2) To become ripe, matured or developed, ripen; (fig.) to bear fruit, attain perfection or fulfilment; सद्य एव सुकृतां हि पच्यते कल्पवृक्षफलधर्मि काङ्क्षितम् (sadya eva sukṛtāṃ hi pacyate kalpavṛkṣaphaladharmi kāṅkṣitam) R.11.5.

3) To be inflamed. -Caus.

1) (pācayati-te) To cause to be cooked, to have cooked or dressed (food &c.).

2) To cause to ripen or develop, bring to maturity, perfection, or completion.

3) To cure, heal. -Desid. (pipakṣati) To wish to cook &c. -With परि (pari) to ripen, mature, develop.

-vi° 1 To mature, develop, ripen, bear fruit; गर्भशालिसधर्माणस्तस्य गूढं विपेचिरे (garbhaśālisadharmāṇastasya gūḍhaṃ vipecire) R.17.53.

2) To digest.

3) To cook thoroughly. -II.

1) Ā. (pacate) To make clear or evident; see (pañcate) also. -Caus.

1) To explain fully, dilate upon, amplify.

2) To spread.

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Pac (पच्).—a. (At the end of comp.) Cooking, baking &c.

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

Pac (पच्).—[(ḍu, ṣ) ḍupacas] r. 1st. cl. (pacati) To mature by cooking or ripening, to boil, to dress, to ripen; (i) paci r. 1st. and 10th. cls. (pacati-te pacayati) 1. To make evident or apparent. 2. To represent, to state fully. 3. To spread. E. pāke bhvā0 ubha0 saka0 aniṭ . vyaktīkāre bhvā0 ātma0 aniṭ . vistāre cu0 ubha0 saka0 seṭ idit .

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

Pac (पच्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] [Ātmanepada.] 1. To cook, to bake, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 118. 2. To roast, 7, 20. 3. pass. To be inflamed, 9, 231. 4. To melt, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 5525. 5. To digest, [Suśruta] 1, 78, 5. 6. To ripen. [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 11, 50 (figurat.). 7. To conduct something to its end, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 8, 16. Comp. ptcple. of the present [Ātmanepada.] a-pacamāna, adj. One who does not prepare food for himself, a religious mendicant, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 32. Anomalous pacāna, Mahābhārata 3, 13239. Pass. with the termination of the [Parasmaipada.], 5, 3792. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. pakva (see s. v.). Comp. ptcple. of the fut. pass. kṛṣṭa -pacya, adj. Sown or ripening after ploughing, cultivated, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 7, 12, 18. [Causal.] pācaya, 1. To cause to be dressed, Mahābhārata 3, 104. 2. To cure, [Suśruta] 1, 155, 20. Frequent. pāpac and pāpacya, 1. To roast, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 24, 27. 2. To burn violently (figur., to be much afflicted), 4, 3, 21.

— With the prep. anu anu, To ripen softly, 8, 5, 35.

— With abhi abhi, To boil up, [Suśruta] 1, 149, 11.

— With ud ud, To heat, [Suśruta] 2, 67, 2.

— With pari pari, 1. To cook, [Pañcatantra] 199, 10. 2. To roast, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 6079. 3. To mature, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 4875. 4. To conduct something to its end, Mahābhārata 12, 8306. [Causal.] To mature by cooking, [Suśruta] 1, 230, 15.

— With pra pra, To use to cook, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 76, 24.

— With abhipra abhi -pra, To develope, [Suśruta] 1, 322, 6.

— With vi vi, 1. To dissolve by cooking, [Suśruta] 1, 32, 20. 2. To roast, Mahābhārata 13, 6122. 3. To digest, Mahābhārata 14, 570. 4. To ripen, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 17, 53. [Causal.] To dissolve by cooking.

— Cf. [Latin] coquere (for poquere by assimilation), culina (for cuclina); probably also and

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Pac (पच्).— and pañc PaÑC, 1 [Ātmanepada.] ([Parasmaipada.]), To make evident. pañc, i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To state fully. 2. To spread.

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

Pac (पच्).—pacati pacate cook, bake, boil, roast, burn (bricks), digest; mature, ripen, develop ([transitive], pacyate [intransitive]); [Passive] pacyate be cooked etc., also [intransitive] = pacyate. [Causative] pācayati, te cook or cause to cook (tr.), bring to maturity or perfection.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Pac (पच्):—1. pac or pañc [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] pacati, te, or pañcati, te, to spread out, make clear or evident, [Dhātupāṭha vi, 14] :—[Causal] -pañcayati, [xxxii, 108] See pra-pañcaya.

2) 2. pac [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxiii, 27]) pacati, te ([class] 4. [Ātmanepada] pacyate cf. below; p. pacāna, [Mahābhārata iii, 13239] cf. kim-pacāna; [perfect tense] papāca [2. sg. papaktha or pecitha, [Pāṇini 6-4, 121 [Scholiast or Commentator]]], pecur; pece, pecire [apeciran, [i; Atharva-veda]; peciran, [Patañjali on Pāṇini 6-4, 120]]; [Aorist] pakṣat, [Ṛg-veda]; apākṣīt, apakta [grammar]; Prec. pacyāt, [ib.]; [future] pakṣyati, te or paktā, [Brāhmaṇa]; [indeclinable participle] paktvā, [Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata]; [infinitive mood] paktave, [Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa]; paktum, [Pāṇini 8-2, 30 [Scholiast or Commentator]]),

2) —to cook, bake, roast, boil ([Ātmanepada] also ‘for one’s self’), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

2) — (with double [accusative]) to cook anything out of (e.g. tandulān odanam pacati, ‘he cooks porridge out of rice-grains’), [Siddhānta-kaumudī];

2) —to bake or burn (bricks), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

2) —to digest, [Suśruta];

2) —to ripen, mature, bring to perfection or completion, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

2) — (with double [accusative]) to develop or change into (e.g. puṇyāpuṇyaṃ sukhāsukham, ‘merit and demerit into weal or woe’), [Vopadeva];

2) — (intrans.) to become ripe or mature, [Bhāvaprakāśa] :—[Passive voice] pacyate (ti, [Mahābhārata]; [Aorist] apāci [grammar]),

2) —to be cooked or burnt or melted or digested or ripened or developed, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

2) —to be tormented, [Divyāvadāna];

2) — also intrans. = pacyate (cf. above), to become ripe or mature, to develop or ripen, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa] (with [accusative] of the fruit that is borne or ripens, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā; Kāṭhaka]; cf. [Pāṇini 3-1, 87], [vArttika] 14, [Patañjali]; lokaḥ pacyamānaḥ, ‘the developing world’ [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]) :—[Causal] pācayati, te, [Brāhmaṇa] ([Aorist] apīpacat [grammar]; [Passive voice] pācyate, p. cyamāna, [Mahābhārata]);

2) —to cause to cook or be cooked ([Ātmanepada] ‘for one’s self’), to have cooked or to cook, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc. (cf. [Pāṇini 1-3, 74; 4, 52, (?) [Scholiast or Commentator]]);

2) —to cause to ripen, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa];

2) —to bring to completion or to an end, cure, heal, [Suśruta] :—[Desiderative] pipakṣati [grammar]:—[Intensive] pāpacīti [grammar];

2) — pāpacyate, to be much cooked, to cook very much or burn excessively, to be much afflicted, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Suśruta] :—[Desiderative] of [Intensive] pāpacishati, te [grammar]

3) cf. [Greek] πέσσω for πεκ- ω; [Latin] coquo; [Slavonic or Slavonian] peka, pešti.

4) 3. pac mfn. (ifc.; [nominative case] -pak, [Pāṇini 6-4, 15 [Scholiast or Commentator]]) cooking, baking.

5) [from pad] a in [compound] for 3. pad.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pac (पच्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paula, Paca, Paya, Solla.

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