Prakritibhava, Prakṛtibhāva, Prakriti-bhava: 5 definitions



Prakritibhava 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 Prakṛtibhāva can be transliterated into English as Prakrtibhava or Prakritibhava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव).—Phonetical maintenance of a wording without allowing any euphonic modifications as found in the case of a dual form ending in ई,ऊ (ī, ū) or ए (e),as also in other specified cases; cf.ईदूदेद्विवचनं प्रगृह्यम् (īdūdedvivacanaṃ pragṛhyam) and the following rules P.I. 1.11 to 19, as also प्लुतप्रगृह्या अचि नित्यम् (plutapragṛhyā aci nityam) VI.1.125

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

Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव).—a. natural, usual.

-vaḥ natural or original state.

Prakṛtibhāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prakṛti and bhāva (भाव).

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

1) Prakṛtibhava (प्रकृतिभव):—[=pra-kṛti-bhava] [from pra-kṛti > pra-kṛ] mfn. natural, usual, common, [Varāha-mihira]

2) Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव):—[=pra-kṛti-bhāva] [from pra-kṛti > pra-kṛ] m. the natural state or unaltered condition of anything, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] mfn. = -bhava, [Varāha-mihira]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव):—1. (pra + bhāva) m. der ursprüngliche, unveränderte Zustand [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa.3,3,455.] [Oxforder Handschriften 171,a,1 v. u.] [Scholiast] zu [Prātiśākhya zum Ṛgveda.2,27.] zu [Prātiśākhya zur Vājasaneyisaṃhitā.3,1. 129.]

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Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव):—2. (wie eben) adj. natürlich, naturgemäss, gewöhnlich [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 29, 22.]

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Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव):—1. [Aśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtrāni 12, 15, 12.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Prakṛtibhava (प्रकृतिभव):—Adj. natürlich , naturgemäss , gewöhnlich [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhatsaṃhitā 30,22.]

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Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव):—m. der ursprüngliche , unveränderte Zustand [Āśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtra 12,15,12.]

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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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