Pradhva, Prādhva: 9 definitions

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Pradhva 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prādhva (प्राध्व).—a. [prakṛṣṭo'dhvā ac samāsaḥ]

1) Distant, remote, long.

2) Bent, inclined.

3) Fastened, bound (baddha).

4) Favourable.

6) Being on a journey.

-dhvaḥ 1 A carriage.

2) Start, precedence.

3) A long way or journey.

4) Bond, tie.

5) A joke, sport.

-dhvam ind.

1) Favourably, agreeably or conformably, suitably; सभाजने मे भुजमूर्ध्वबाहुः सव्येतरं प्राध्वमितः प्रयुङ्क्ते (sabhājane me bhujamūrdhvabāhuḥ savyetaraṃ prādhvamitaḥ prayuṅkte) R.13.43.

2) Crookedly.

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

Prādhva (प्राध्व).—mfn.

(-dhvaḥ-dhvā-dhvaṃ) 1. Distant, remote, long, as a road or journey. 2. Bowed, bent. 3. Binding, confining. m.

(-dhvaḥ) A car, a carriage. E. pra before, adhvan a road, aff. ac.

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

Prādhva (प्राध्व).—adj. 1., i. e. pra-advan, Being on a journey. 2. Bent. 3. Inclined, friendly (ŚKd.).

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

Prādhva (प्राध्व).—[masculine] start; dhve kṛ place at the head of ([genetive]).

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

1) Prādhva (प्राध्व):—mfn. ([from] pra adhvan; but accord. to some [from] pra and √dhvṛ = hvṛ) being on a journey, [Pāṇini 5-4, 85]

2) inclined, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) humble, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) distant, long, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) m. start, precedence, first place (dhve-√kṛ, with [accusative] and [genitive case] ‘to place a person at the head of’), [Kāṭhaka]

6) a long way or journey, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) a bond, tie, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) a joke, sport, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) m. after the precedent of ([genitive case]), [Āpastamba]

10) favourably, kindly, [Raghuvaṃśa]

11) humbly, [Harṣacarita]

12) conformably, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Prādhva (प्राध्व):—[prā+dhva] (dhvaḥ-dhvā-dhvaṃ) a. Distant; bent; binding. m. A carriage.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pradhva in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Prādhva (ಪ್ರಾಧ್ವ):—

1) [adjective] widely separated; situated or kept at a far off place; distant.

2) [adjective] bent; curved or crooked; not straight.

3) [adjective] built; constructed.

4) [adjective] providing comfort or ease; comfortable.

5) [adjective] travelling; being on a journey.

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Prādhva (ಪ್ರಾಧ್ವ):—

1) [noun] a vehicle or carriage.

2) [noun] commencement; a beginning.

3) [noun] a long journey.

4) [noun] the act of constructing; construction.

5) [noun] anything said or done to arouse laughter; fun; joke.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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