Pradi, Prādi: 7 definitions


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)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of 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.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pradi (प्रदि).—m.

(-diḥ) A present.

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

Praḍī (प्रडी).—fly up. — Cf. uḍḍīna.

Praḍī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and ḍī (डी).

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

1) Pradi (प्रदि):—[=pra-di] [from pra-dāna > pra-dā] m. a gift, present, [Pāṇini 3-3, 92 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) Pradī (प्रदी):—[=pra-dī] -√2. (only pr. [subjunctive] -dīdayat and [perfect tense] -dīdiyuḥ), to shine forth, [Ṛg-veda]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pradi in German

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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 (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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