Parakranta, Parākrānta: 6 definitions


Parakranta 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parakranta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parākrānta (पराक्रांत).—p S Subdued, subjected, reduced to submission or brought into possession.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

parākrānta (पराक्रांत).—p Subdued, subjected.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parakranta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parākrānta (पराक्रान्त).—p. p.

1) Strong, valiant, bold, energetic; शक्रतुल्यपराक्रान्तम् (śakratulyaparākrāntam) Rām.4.19.23; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.65.3.

2) Attacked.

3) Turned back.

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

1) Parākrānta (पराक्रान्त):—[=parā-krānta] [from parā-kram] mfn. (parā-) advanced, valorous, strong, bold, active, energetic, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] eagerly intent upon (with [locative case] e.g. palāyane, on fleeing), [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] n. displaying power or energy, [Jātakamālā]

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

Parākrānta (पराक्रान्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Parakkaṃta, Parikkaṃta.

[Sanskrit to German]

Parakranta in German

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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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