Pradeshika, Prādeśika: 7 definitions

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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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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

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.

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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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

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.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prādeśika (प्रादेशिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Having precedents, precedented.

2) Limited, local.

3) Significant.

-kaḥ The owner of a district.

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

Prādeśika (प्रादेशिक).—f. °kī, adj. (see pradeśa; in Sanskrit usually local, so also (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 268.5, verse, °ke 'tha durge vā ekadeśe nṛpo bhavet; but also see [Boehtlingk and Roth] 5.1634, which shows that Sanskrit usage is not far from [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit]), restricted (in scope), limited: °ka-yāna (= hīnayāna, which in Mahāvyutpatti immedi- ately precedes) Mahāvyutpatti 1254; Śikṣāsamuccaya 183.10; na cāyaṃ vidhiḥ °kaḥ Śikṣāsamuccaya 125.8 (i.e. it is universal and absolute); °kī śūnyatā (read °ta, m.c.) tīrthikānām Samādhirājasūtra p.31 line 16; °ka-citta-tā Daśabhūmikasūtra 25.22; of jñāna, Bodhisattvabhūmi 236.13; Śatasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 615.13.

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

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

(-kaḥ) The owner of a district.

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

Prādeśika (प्रादेशिक).—i. e. pradeśa + ika, adj. Limited, Bhāṣāp. 98.

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

1) Prādeśika (प्रादेशिक):—[=prā-deśika] [from prā] mfn. having precedents, [Nirukta, by Yāska] (with guṇa m. the authorized function or meaning of a word)

2) [v.s. ...] local, limited, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

3) [v.s. ...] m. (also kevara) a small land-owner, chief of a district, [Kauśika-sūtra]

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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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