Prabhriti, Prabhṛti: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Prabhriti 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 Prabhṛti can be transliterated into English as Prabhrti or Prabhriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Prabhṛti (प्रभृति).—A passage or a word at the commencement; cf. इरावतीप्रभृति आ दाधार (irāvatīprabhṛti ā dādhāra) T. Pr. IV. 22; प्लुतादिप्रभृतीनि च (plutādiprabhṛtīni ca) R. Pr. X. 4 तिष्ठद्गुप्रभृतीनि च (tiṣṭhadguprabhṛtīni ca) P.II.1.17.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prabhṛti (प्रभृति).—ad S First. Both in sense and in use the word agrees with ādi, under which see the explication. adyaprabhṛti From to-day; janmaprabhṛti (Birth being first or antecedent.) Beginning with one's birth; from birth; tataḥprabhṛti Thenceforth; bālyaprabhṛti From childhood; śiraḥprabhṛti From the head (downwards &c.) These are the chief cases of its occurrence in Prakrit.

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

prabhṛti (प्रभृति).—ad First. adyaprabhṛti From to-day. janmaprabhṛti From birth. tata prabhṛti Thence- forth. bālyaprabhṛti From childhood. śiraḥ- prabhṛti From the head (down wards &c.).

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prabhṛti (प्रभृति).—f.

1) Beginning, commencement; generally used in this sense as the last member of Bah. compound; इन्द्रप्रभृतयो देवाः (indraprabhṛtayo devāḥ) &c.

2) Ved. An oblation.

3) Throwing or casting (Ved.). -ind. From, ever since, beginning with (with abl.); शैशवात् प्रभृति पोषितां प्रियाम् (śaiśavāt prabhṛti poṣitāṃ priyām) U.1.45; Ku.3.26. R.2.38; अद्यप्रभृति (adyaprabhṛti) henceforward; ततः प्रभृति, अतः प्रभृति (tataḥ prabhṛti, ataḥ prabhṛti) &c.

Derivable forms: prabhṛtiḥ (प्रभृतिः).

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

Prabhṛti (प्रभृति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. Beginning, commencement, (in this sense the word generally occurs as the last member of a Bahubrihi compound). 2. Manner, kind. 3. Etcetera, others, rest, remainder, (in composition;) as garmmutprabhṛtayaḥ tṛṇaṃ the grass called Germut and other sorts. munayaḥ somaśravaḥ prabhṛtayaḥ the Munis, Somasravas, and the rest; tataḥ prabhṛti thence, after. Ind. Beginning with, from, since, (with an abl.) as “adya prabhṛti”. E. pra before, bhṛ to nourish, aff. ktic .

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

Prabhṛti (प्रभृति).—[pra-bhṛ + ti] (originally, Beginning), ind. with abl. Beginning and continuing irom, since, [Pañcatantra] 264, 5; [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 68. It is usually the latter part of comp. nouns implying, And those of the same kind (as the former part), the remainder, others, etc.; e. g. bṛhaspati-, m. The planet Jupiter and the other planets, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 27, cf. [Pañcatantra] 157, 4.

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

Prabhṛti (प्रभृति).—[feminine] bringing forth, offering, presenting, beginning; often adj. (—°) or [adverb] (after an [ablative] or —°) beginning with, since, from, — and so on.

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

1) Prabhṛti (प्रभृति):—[=pra-bhṛti] [from pra-bhṛta > pra-bhṛ] f. (pra-) bringing forward, offering (of sacrifice or praise), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] a throw or stroke, [Ṛg-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] beginning, commencement, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc. (ifc. = ‘commencing with’ or ‘et caetera’ e.g. munayaḥ somaśravaḥ-prabhṛtayaḥ, ‘the Munis beginning with S°’ id est. ‘the Munis, S° etc.’; in this sense also tika)

4) [v.s. ...] ind. (after an [ablative] [adverb] or ifc.) beginning with, from—forward or upward, since, [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.] (e.g. bālyāt prabhṛti, ‘from boyhood upwards’; janma-pr, ‘from birth’; adya pr, ‘beginning from to-day, henceforth’; tataḥ or tadā pr, ‘thenceforth’ etc.)

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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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