Pradeya; 3 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

Pradeya.—(EI 12), same as deya; dues. Note: pradeya 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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pradeya (प्रदेय).—A present, gift; प्रदेयांश्च ददौ राजा सूतमागधबन्दिनाम् (pradeyāṃśca dadau rājā sūtamāgadhabandinām) Rām.1.18.2.

Derivable forms: pradeyaḥ (प्रदेयः).

See also (synonyms): pradi.

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Pradeya (प्रदेय).—a.

1) To be given, imparted, communicated &c.; किं वस्तु विद्वन् गुरवे प्रदेयम् (kiṃ vastu vidvan gurave pradeyam) R.5.18,31.

2) To be given in marriage; इमे अपि प्रदेये (ime api pradeye) Ś.4.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pradeya (प्रदेय).—n.

(-yaṃ) A gift. E. pra before, deya to be given.

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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