Prajapali, Prajāpāli, Praja-pali: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prajāpāli (प्रजापालि).—an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: prajāpāliḥ (प्रजापालिः).

Prajāpāli is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prajā and pāli (पालि).

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

Prajāpāli (प्रजापालि):—[=prajā-pāli] [from prajā > pra-jan] m. ‘protector of creatures’, Name of Śiva, [Śivagītā, ascribed to the padma-purāṇa] (cf. go-pāli).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Prajāpāli (प्रजापालि):—m. Beiname Śiva’s [Śivanāmasahasra] — Vgl. prajāpāla und gopāli .

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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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