Pradhita, Prādhīta: 4 definitions


Pradhita 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prādhīta (प्राधीत).—a. Well-read, highly educated (as a Brāhmaṇa); मारुतापूरितगुहाः प्राधीता इव पर्वताः (mārutāpūritaguhāḥ prādhītā iva parvatāḥ) Rām.4.28.1.

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

Prādhīta (प्राधीत).—m.

(-taḥ) A Brahman who has finished his studies. E. pra and adhīta read over.

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

Prādhīta (प्राधीत).—[adjective] learned in the Veda.

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

1) Prādhīta (प्राधीत):—[from prādhī] mfn. one who has begun his studies, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] advanced in study, well-read, learned (said of Brāhmans), [Gautama-dharma-śāstra]

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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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