Pracyavana, Pracyāvana: 5 definitions


Pracyavana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Prachyavana.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pracyavana (प्रच्यवन).—

1) Departing, retreating, withdrawal.

2) Loss, deprivation.

3) Oozing, dropping (kṣaraṇa).

Derivable forms: pracyavanam (प्रच्यवनम्).

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Pracyāvana (प्रच्यावन).—

1) Causing to give up.

2) A means of removing, a sedative or palliative.

Derivable forms: pracyāvanam (प्रच्यावनम्).

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

Pracyavana (प्रच्यवन).—n.

(-naṃ) Dropping, oozing.

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

Pracyavana (प्रच्यवन).—i. e. pra-cyu + ana, n. 1. Departing, withdrawing. 2. (with abl.), Loss, Mahābhārata 4, 646.

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

Pracyavana (प्रच्यवन).—[neuter] pracyuti [feminine] = [preceding]; being deprived of ([ablative]).

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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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