Pradeshika, aka: Prādeśika; 5 Definition(s)


Pradeshika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

The Sanskrit term Prādeśika can be transliterated into English as Pradesika or Pradeshika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Prādeśika (प्रादेशिक).—Belonging to the root; the word प्रदेश (pradeśa) has here the peculiar sense of a root which has the meaning of the noun (under discussion). cf. तद्यत्र स्वरसंस्कारौ समर्थौ प्रादेशिकेन गुणेन अन्वितौ स्यातां संविज्ञातानि तानि (tadyatra svarasaṃskārau samarthau prādeśikena guṇena anvitau syātāṃ saṃvijñātāni tāni) Nir I. 12.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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India history and geogprahy

Prādeśika.—(IE 8-3; HD), cf. Prakrit Pādesika (EI 3), pro- vincial governor; governor of a pradeśa or province. Cf. CII, Vol. I, pp. 4-5. Note: prādeśika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Prādeśika (प्रादेशिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Having precedents, precedented.

2) Limited, local.

3) Significant.

-kaḥ The owner of a district.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prādeśika (प्रादेशिक).—f. °kī, adj. (see pradeśa; in Sanskrit usually local, so also Mmk 268.5, verse, °ke 'tha durge vā ekadeśe nṛpo bhavet; but also see BR 5.1634, which shows that Sanskrit usage is not far from BHS), restricted (in scope), limited: °ka-yāna (= hīnayāna, which in Mvy immedi- ately precedes) Mvy 1254; Śikṣ 183.10; na cāyaṃ vidhiḥ °kaḥ Śikṣ 125.8 (i.e. it is universal and absolute); °kī śūnyatā (read °ta, m.c.) tīrthikānām Samādh p.31 line 16; °ka-citta-tā Dbh 25.22; of jñāna, Bbh 236.13; ŚsP 615.13.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Prādeśika (प्रादेशिक).—f. (-kī) 1. Precedented. 2. Limited, local. m.

(-kaḥ) The owner of a district.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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