Prajavat, Prajāvat: 4 definitions
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1) Having subjects or children .
3) Abounding in progeny, prolific.
-tī A brother's wife (bhrātṛjāyā); प्रजावती दोहदशंसिनी ते (prajāvatī dohadaśaṃsinī te) R.14. 45;15.13.
2) A matron, mother.
3) An elder brother's wife.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prajāvat (प्रजावत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) 1. Having progeny. 2. Having subjects. f. (-tī) 1. A brother’s wife 2. The wife of an elder brother. 3. A mother. E. prajā offspring, and matup poss. aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prajāvat (प्रजावत्):—[=prajā-vat] [from prajā > pra-jan] mfn. (jā-) having or granting offspring or children, prolific, fruitful, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Ṛṣi and his hymn, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]
3) [v.s. ...] (with the [patronymic] prājāpatya) supposed author of [Ṛg-veda x, 183; Anukramaṇikā]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prajāvat (प्रजावत्):—[pra-jāvat] (vān-vatī-vat) a. Having progeny or subjects. f. A brother’s wife; a mother.
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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Partial matches: Pra, Vat, Javat, Praja.
Starts with: Prajavata, Prajavati.
Ends with: Suprajavat.
Full-text: Suprajavat, Prajavata, Prajavati, Prajapatya.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 5.82.4 < [Sukta 82]
Rig Veda 10.104.4 < [Sukta 104]
Rig Veda 1.113.17 < [Sukta 113]
Asvalayana-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)