Pragatha, Pragātha: 8 definitions


Pragatha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Pragātha (प्रगाथ).—A couple of Vedic hymns divided into three hymns for purposes of singing as Saman; cf. यत्र द्वे ऋचौ प्रग्रथनेन तिस्रः क्रियन्ते स प्रगाथनात् प्रकर्षगानाद्वा प्रगाथ इत्युच्यते (yatra dve ṛcau pragrathanena tisraḥ kriyante sa pragāthanāt prakarṣagānādvā pragātha ityucyate) Kas. on P.IV 2.55.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pragātha (प्रगाथ).—m Corrupt for praghāta.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pragātha (प्रगाथ).—A strophe, a combination of two verses (ṛc).

Derivable forms: pragāthaḥ (प्रगाथः).

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

Pragātha (प्रगाथ).—[masculine] [Name] of a cert. mixed metre.

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

1) Pragātha (प्रगाथ):—[=pra-gātha] a See pra-√gai, [column]2.

2) [=pra-gātha] [from pra-gai] b m. a kind of stanza (the combination of a Bṛhatī or Kakubh with a Sato-bṛhatī so as to form a triplet), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a Ṛṣi with the [patronymic] Kāṇva and Ghaura, the author of [Ṛg-veda viii, 1, 2; 10; 48; 51-54]

4) [v.s. ...] ([plural]) Name of [Ṛg-veda viii] (which contains a great many Pr° stanzas)

5) Prāgātha (प्रागाथ):—[=prā-gātha] [from prā] mf(ī)n. belonging to the Pragāthas (id est. to, [Ṛg-veda viii]), [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

6) [v.s. ...] m. [patronymic] of Kali and Bharga and Haryata, [Ṛgveda-anukramaṇikā]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pragatha 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pragātha (ಪ್ರಗಾಥ):—

1) [noun] (pros.) a meter, extending upto seven lines, having eight and twelve syllables in each line alternatively.

2) [noun] a lyric poem, rhymed or unrhymed, typically addressed to some person or thing and usu. characterised by lofty feeling, elaborate form, and dignified style; an ode.

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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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