Pradarana, Pradāraṇa: 1 definition


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[«previous next»] — Pradarana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pradāraṇa (प्रदारण).—(-pradāraṇa), f. °ṇī (Pali padār°, ifc.; late Sanskrit once °ṇa, nt., destruction, Schmidt, Nachträge; to Sanskrit pra- dārayati), destroying… (in adj. cpds.): sarvakleśa- pradāraṇi (so mss., acc. sg. f., with vāṇiṃ, Buddha's voice; end of line of verse; Senart em. °ṇīṃ) Mahāvastu iii.385.4; [Page380-a+ 71] mārgaṃ…bhavatṛṣṇā-pradāraṇam (so oldest ms.; later ms. °pradālanam, see next) Udānavarga xii.1.

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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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