Prakrishta, Prakṛṣṭa: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Prakrishta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Prakṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Prakrsta or Prakrishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prakrasht.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Prakrishta in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट).—Superior, excellent; cf.मध्यमश्च शुक्ल-शव्दः पूर्वमपेक्ष्यप्रकृष्टः परमपेक्ष्य न्यूनः न च न्यूनः प्रवर्तते (madhyamaśca śukla-śavdaḥ pūrvamapekṣyaprakṛṣṭaḥ paramapekṣya nyūnaḥ na ca nyūnaḥ pravartate) ; M.Bh. on P. V.3.55 Vart. 3.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prakrishta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट).—a S Excellent, best, superlatively good.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट).—a Excellent, best.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prakrishta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट).—p. p.

1) Drawn forth or out.

2) Protracted, long, lengthy.

3) Superior, distinguished, excellent, eminent, exalted.

4) Chief, principal.

5) Distracted, disquieted.

6) Violent, strong, excessive.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) 1. Chief, principal, pre-eminent. 2. Remote, far, long, (as a road). 3. Drawn out, lengthy, long. 4. Disquieted. E. pra eminently, kṛṣ to attract, aff. kta .

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

Prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट).—[adjective] long, protracted; extraordinary, excellent; violent, strong.

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

1) Prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट):—[=pra-kṛṣṭa] [from pra-kṛṣ] mfn. drawn forth, protracted, long (in space and time), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] superior, distinguished, eminent, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc. (-tara mfn., [Pañcatantra]; -tama mfn., [Daśakumāra-carita])

3) [v.s. ...] violent, strong, [Ratnāvalī]

4) [v.s. ...] distracted, harassed, disquieted, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट):—[pra-kṛṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a. Chief; remote.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट):—s. u. 1. karṣ mit pra .

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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prakrishta in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prakṛṣṭa (प्रकृष्ट) [Also spelled prakrasht]:—(a) excellent; supreme, best; hence ~[] (nf).

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