Pradi, aka: Prādi; 3 Definition(s)


Pradi 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Prādi (प्रादि).—A group of words beginning with प्र (pra), which are all prefixes or upasargas e. g, प्र, परा, अप (pra, parā, apa) etc. cf कुगतिप्रादयः (kugatiprādayaḥ) P. II. 2. 18.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Derivable forms: pradiḥ (प्रदिः).

See also (synonyms): pradeya.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pradi (प्रदि).—m.

(-diḥ) A present.

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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