Pradeha: 8 definitions



Pradeha 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Pradeha (प्रदेह) refers to “ointment” or “salve”, and is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pradeha (प्रदेह).—

1) Anointing, plastering, unction.

2) A plaster, thick ointment.

Derivable forms: pradehaḥ (प्रदेहः).

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

Pradeha (प्रदेह).—m.

(-haḥ) 1. Unguent, unction, a plaster. 2. Applying a plaster. E. pra before, dih to plaster, aff. ghañ .

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

Pradeha (प्रदेह).—i. e. pra-dih + a, m. Unguent, unction, [Suśruta] 1, 42, 19.

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

1) Pradeha (प्रदेह):—[=pra-deha] [from pra-dih] m. a plaster, a thick or viscid ointment, poultice, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] applying a plaster, unction, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] solid food (perhaps inspissated juice etc.), [ib.]

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

Pradeha (प्रदेह):—[pra-deha] (haḥ) 1. m. An unguent.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pradeha in German

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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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