Pralapana, aka: Pralāpana; 1 Definition(s)


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Pralapana (प्रलपन).—

1) Talking, speaking, talk, words, conversation.

2) Prating, prattle, raving, incoherent or nonsensical talk; इदं कस्यापि प्रलपितम् (idaṃ kasyāpi pralapitam).

3) Lamentation, wailing; U 3.29.

Derivable forms: pralapanam (प्रलपनम्).

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Pralāpana (प्रलापन).—Causing or teaching to speak.

Derivable forms: pralāpanam (प्रलापनम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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