Prabhutva; 1 Definition(s)


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Prabhutva (प्रभुत्व).—

1) Lordship, supremacy, mastery, ascendancy, authority; भर्तर्यपेततमसि प्रभुता तवैव (bhartaryapetatamasi prabhutā tavaiva) Ś.7.32; 'मा गा इत्यपमङ्गलं, व्रज पुनः स्नेहेन हीनं वचः, तिष्ठेति प्रभुता, थयारुचि कुरु ह्येषाप्युदासीनता (mā gā ityapamaṅgalaṃ, vraja punaḥ snehena hīnaṃ vacaḥ, tiṣṭheti prabhutā, thayāruci kuru hyeṣāpyudāsīnatā) |' Śabda Ch.

2) Ownership.

Derivable forms: prabhutvam (प्रभुत्वम्).

See also (synonyms): prabhutā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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