Prakashanari, Prakāśanārī, Prakasha-nari: 6 definitions
Prakashanari 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 Prakāśanārī can be transliterated into English as Prakasanari or Prakashanari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prakāśanārī (प्रकाशनारी).—a public woman, prostitute, harlot; अलं चतुःशालमिमं प्रवेश्य प्रकाशनारीधृत एष यस्मात् (alaṃ catuḥśālamimaṃ praveśya prakāśanārīdhṛta eṣa yasmāt) Mk.3.7.
Prakāśanārī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prakāśa and nārī (नारी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prakāśanārī (प्रकाशनारी).—f. (-rī) A public woman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prakāśanārī (प्रकाशनारी).—[feminine] public woman, prostitute.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prakāśanārī (प्रकाशनारी):—[=pra-kāśa-nārī] [from pra-kāśa > pra-kāś] f. ‘public woman’, a prostitute, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]
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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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