Praha, Prahā, Prāha: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prahā (प्रहा).—3 P.

1) To give up, forsake, abandon, relinquish; प्रजहाति यदा कामान् (prajahāti yadā kāmān) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.55,39; मोदमेतौ प्रहास्येते (modametau prahāsyete) Rām.

2) To let go, cast, discharge; प्रजहुः शूलपट्टिशान् (prajahuḥ śūlapaṭṭiśān) Bk. 14.23.

3) To depart from. -Pass.

1) To be forsaken or neglected.

2) To be lost, to perish.

3) To vanish, cease, disappear.

4) To be vanquished, to succumb.

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Prahā (प्रहा).—Ved.

1) A good throw at dice.

2) Gain, advantage.

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Prāha (प्राह).—Instruction in the art of dancing.

Derivable forms: prāhaḥ (प्राहः).

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

Prāha (प्राह).—m.

(-haḥ) Instruction in the art of acting or dancing.

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

Prahā (प्रहा).—[feminine] start, advantage.

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Prahā (प्रहा).—start up or off.

Prahā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and (हा).

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Prahā (प्रहा).—leave, abandon, give up, resign. [Passive][Middle] be left or omitted, cease, vanish, succumb, lose.

Prahā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and (हा).

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

1) Prahā (प्रहा):—[=pra-hā] a. pra-√2. [Ātmanepada], -jihīte, to drive off, haste away, [Ṛg-veda];

—to spring up, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] b. pra-√3. [Parasmaipada] -jahāti, (3. [plural] pr. irreg. -jahanti, [Mahābhārata]; [future] 3. [dual number] [Ātmanepada] -hāsyete, [Rāmāyaṇa]),

2) —to leave, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.;

2) —to desert, quit, abandon, give up, renounce, violate (a duty), break (a promise), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

2) —to send off, throw, hurl, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya];

2) — (incorrectly for [Passive voice]) to cease, disappear, [Mahābhārata] :

2) —[Passive voice] -hīyate, to be relinquished or neglected, be lost, fail, cease, perish, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata];—to be vanquished, succumb, [Mahābhārata] :

2) —[Causal] -hāpayati, to drive away, remove, destroy, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [=pra-hā] c f. a good throw at dice, any gain or advantage, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa] (= pra-hantṛ, [Sāyaṇa])

4) Prāha (प्राह):—m. instruction in the art of dancing, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Prāha (प्राह):—[prā+ha] (haḥ) 1. m. Instruction in the art of acting and dancing.

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

Prahā (प्रहा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pajaha, Payaha, Pahā.

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Praha 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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