Prahavaniya, Prāhavanīya: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāhavanīya (प्राहवनीय).—a. Worthy to be received as a guest; Bhddh.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Prāhavanīya (प्राहवनीय).—adj. (= Pali pā°, compare Vism. i.220.17; more usually Pali pāhuneyya, or °huṇ°; °havanīya probably by popular [etymology], tho found in both Pali and [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit]; see āhavanīya), worthy of receiving the hospitality due to guests: Mahāvyutpatti 1773.

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

Prāhavanīya (प्राहवनीय):—mfn. (prā, or prā + √hve?) worthy to be received as a guest, [Buddhist literature]

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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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