Pradeshamatra, Prādeśamātra, Pradesha-matra: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Prādeśamātra can be transliterated into English as Pradesamatra or Pradeshamatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prādeśamātra (प्रादेशमात्र).—a. just a little, for giving an idea; प्रादेशमात्रं भवतः प्रदर्शितम् (prādeśamātraṃ bhavataḥ pradarśitam) Bhāgavata 1.5.2.

Prādeśamātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prādeśa and mātra (मात्र).

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

1) Prādeśamātra (प्रादेशमात्र):—[=prā-deśa-mātra] [from prā-deśa > prā] n. the measure of a span, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (with bhūmeḥ, ‘a mere span of land’ [Mahābhārata])

2) [v.s. ...] mf(ī)n. a span long, [Brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra] 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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