Prajas: 5 definitions


Prajas 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prajas (प्रजस्).—i. e. pra and vb. jan, a substitute for prajā when latter part of comp. adj.; e. g. a-, Having no progeny, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 144. bahu-, Having a numerous progeny.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prajas (प्रजस्).—[feminine] (—°) = prajā.

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

1) Prajas (प्रजस्):—[=pra-jas] [from pra-jan] (ifc.) = (cf. duṣ-, bahu-)

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Manu Auttami, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Prajas in German

context information

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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