Pragvritta, Prāgvṛtta, Prac-vritta: 2 definitions


Pragvritta 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.

The Sanskrit term Prāgvṛtta can be transliterated into English as Pragvrtta or Pragvritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāgvṛtta (प्राग्वृत्त).—= प्राङ्न्यायः (prāṅnyāyaḥ) q. v.

Derivable forms: prāgvṛttam (प्राग्वृत्तम्).

Prāgvṛtta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prāc and vṛtta (वृत्त). See also (synonyms): prāṅvṛtta.

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

1) Prāgvṛtta (प्राग्वृत्त):—[=prāg-vṛtta] [from prāg > prāñc] n. former behaviour, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] (in law) = 1 prāṅ-nyāya (q.v.), [Bṛhasp.]

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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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