Prabhash, Prabhāṣ, Prabhās: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Prabhāṣ can be transliterated into English as Prabhas or Prabhash, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prabhāṣ (प्रभाष्).—1 Ā.

1) To speak to, address to; स्थितधीः किं प्रभाषेत (sthitadhīḥ kiṃ prabhāṣeta) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.54.

2) To proclaim; publish.

3) To disclose, reveal.

4) To expound, explain.

5) To prate, prattle.

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Prabhās (प्रभास्).—1 Ā.

1) To shine.

2) To appear. -Caus. To illuminate, irradiate.

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

Prabhāṣ (प्रभाष्).—speak out, name, proclaim, communicate, expound, explain, converse with ([accusative]).

Prabhāṣ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and bhāṣ (भाष्).

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Prabhās (प्रभास्).—shine, be bright, appear like (iva). [Causative] illumine, illustrate.

Prabhās is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and bhās (भास्).

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

1) Prabhāṣ (प्रभाष्):—[=pra-√bhāṣ] [Ātmanepada] -bhāṣate ([Epic] also [Parasmaipada] ti), to speak, tell, declare, disclose, manifest, explain, call, name, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

—to talk to, converse with ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata]

2) Prabhās (प्रभास्):—[=pra-√bhās] [Ātmanepada] -bhāsate ([Epic] also [Parasmaipada] ti), to shine, glitter, be brilliant, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa];

2) —to appear like (iva), [Mahābhārata] :

2) —[Causal] -bhāsayati, to irradiate, illuminate, enlighten, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Prabhāṣ (प्रभाष्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pabhāsa, Pahāsa.

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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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