Prahasanti, Prahasantī: 6 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Prahasantī (प्रहसन्ती) (Cf. Prahasat) refers to “smilingly”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.23 (“Attempt of Himavat to dissuade Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, after Himavat spoke to Pārvatī: “The same thing was said by Menā, Sahya mountain, Meru, Mandara, Maināka and Krauñca and others, The unafflicted Pārvatī was thus sought to be dissuaded by various arguments. When she was thus addressed by all of them, she with a broad smile [i.e., prahasat], spoke to Himavat:—[...]”.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A kind of jasmine (pṛthikā or vāsantī q. v.).
2) A large firepan.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prahasantī (प्रहसन्ती).—f. (-ntī) 1. A kind of Jasmine. 2. A large fire-pan. E. pra + has- śatṛ-ṅīp .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prahasantī (प्रहसन्ती):—[=pra-hasantī] [from pra-hasat > pra-has] f. a species of jasmine, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] another plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] a large chafing-dish or fire-pan, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prahasantī (प्रहसन्ती):—[pra-hasantī] (ntī) 3. f. Arabian jasmin.
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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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