Pragita, Pragīta, Pragītā: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Pragita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Pragit.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Pragīta (प्रगीत).—A fault of utterance or recital where a simple word in conversation or recital is uttered in a tone proper for singing or in a manner suitable for singing; cf प्रगीतः सामवदुच्चारितः (pragītaḥ sāmavaduccāritaḥ) Kaiy. on M.Bh.Ahni.1.

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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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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

Source: Journal of the University of Bombay Volume V: Apabhramsa metres (2)

Pragītā (प्रगीता) is the name of a catuṣpadi metre (as popularly employed by the Apabhraṃśa bards), as discussed in books such as the Chandonuśāsana, Kavidarpaṇa, Vṛttajātisamuccaya and Svayambhūchandas.—Pragītā has 12 mātrās in each of its four lines (4, 4, SS).

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pragīta (प्रगीत).—a.

1) Sung.

2) Singing.

3) Resonant with singing.

-tam 1 A song.

2) A sing-song mode of reciting.

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

Pragīta (प्रगीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Sung, vocal. E. pra, and gīta sung.

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

Pragīta (प्रगीत).—[adjective] sung, filled with song; having begun to sing, singing.

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

1) Pragīta (प्रगीत):—[=pra-gīta] a ti See pra-√gai.

2) [=pra-gīta] [from pra-gai] b mfn. recited in a singing tone, sung, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

3) [v.s. ...] resonant with singing, vocal, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] singing, one who has begun to sing, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

5) [v.s. ...] n. song, [Ṛtusaṃhāra; Caurapañcāśikā]

6) [v.s. ...] a sing-song or drawling recitation (regarded as a fault), [Śikṣā]

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

Pragīta (प्रगीत):—[pra-gīta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Sung; vocal.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pragīta (प्रगीत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pagāiya, Pagīa, Yagīya.

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Pragita 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pragīta (प्रगीत) [Also spelled pragit]:—(nm) a song; lyric; ~[ti] a lyric; lyrical; •[kāvya] lyrical poetry; ~[titattva] lyrical element.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pragīta (ಪ್ರಗೀತ):—[adjective] sung.

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Pragīta (ಪ್ರಗೀತ):—

1) [noun] a piece of music sung or composed for singing; a song.

2) [noun] a man who is lauded, extolled.

3) [noun] a stretching of a short vowel to a considerable length (as singing the hymns of Sāmavēda).

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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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