Prahrita, aka: Prahṛta; 3 Definition(s)

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

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Prahṛta (प्रहृत).—p. p.

1) Beaten, struck, hit, wounded.

2) Seized.

-tam A blow, stroke, hit.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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