Prahrita, Prahṛta: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Prahṛta can be transliterated into English as Prahrta or Prahrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prahṛta (प्रहृत).—p. p.

1) Beaten, struck, hit, wounded.

2) Seized.

-tam A blow, stroke, hit.

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

Prāhṛta (प्राहृत).—(app. ppp. to prā- [for pra-] hṛ-, but prahṛta is not normal Sanskrit in this meaning; perhaps semi-MIndic for Sanskrit prābhṛta, present, compare AMg. pāhuḍa), (what has been) extorted, stolen (so Transl.); or, perhaps, present: (śramaṇair apahṛtya) teṣāṃ prāhṛtaṃ pradāpyante Śikṣāsamuccaya 63.15 (prose), they are caused to give to them…

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

Prahṛta (प्रहृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Seized. 2. Struck, beaten, wounded. n.

(-taṃ) 1. Striking, killing. 2. A stroke, a blow. E. pra and hṛta taken.

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

1) Prahṛta (प्रहृत):—[=pra-hṛta] [from pra-hṛ] mfn. thrown (as a stone), [Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] stretched out or lifted up (as a stick), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] struck, beaten, hurt, wounded, hit, smitten, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a man [gana] aśvādi

5) [v.s. ...] n. a stroke, blow

6) [v.s. ...] m. ([impersonal or used impersonally] ‘a blow has been struck’ [Harivaṃśa; Raghuvaṃśa; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]; te sati, ‘when a blow has been struck’ [Manu-smṛti viii, 286])

7) [v.s. ...] a fight with ([compound]), [Raghuvaṃśa xvi, 16] (cf. [gana] akṣa-dyūtādi).

context information

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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