Pramad: 7 definitions


Pramad means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pramad (प्रमद्).—4 P.

1) To be intoxicated or drunk.

2) To be careless about, to be negligent or heedless, be regardless of or indifferent to (with loc.); अतोऽर्थान्न प्रमाद्यन्ति प्रमदासु विपश्चितः (ato'rthānna pramādyanti pramadāsu vipaścitaḥ) Manusmṛti 2.213.

3) To omit to do, swerve or deviate from (with abl.); स्वाधिकारात् प्रमत्तः (svādhikārāt pramattaḥ) Meghadūta 1.

4) To make a mistake, err, go astray; प्रमाद्यन् चारदुर्बलः (pramādyan cāradurbalaḥ) Bhaṭṭikāvya 5.8;17.39;18.8.

5) To spend or while away (time).

6) To be joyous; युक्तः प्रमाद्यसि हितादपेतः परितप्यसे (yuktaḥ pramādyasi hitādapetaḥ paritapyase) Kirātārjunīya 11.29.

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

Pramad (प्रमद्).—[feminine] joy.

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Pramad (प्रमद्).—[feminine] joy.

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Pramad (प्रमद्).—rejoice, exult, be careless about ([ablative]) not attend to, take it easy.

Pramad is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and mad (मद्).

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

1) Pramad (प्रमद्):—[=pra-√mad] a (or mand) [Parasmaipada] (rarely [Ātmanepada]) -madati, -mandati, -mādyati (te),

—to enjoy one’s self, be joyous, sport, play, [Ṛg-veda];

—to be careless or negligent, to be indifferent to or heedless about ([ablative] or [locative case]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to neglect duty for, idle away time in ([locative case]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to be thrown into confusion, [Mahābhārata] :

—[Causal] [Parasmaipada] -mAdayati, to gladden, delight, [Bālarāmāyaṇa];

— [Ātmanepada] -mādayate, to enjoy, indulge in [Ṛg-veda]

2) [=pra-mad] [from pra-matta > pra-mand] b (or pra-mad) f. lust, desire, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pramad (प्रमद्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pamāya.

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Pramad in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pramad in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) negligence; carelessness; ~[purna] negligent; careless; ~[vasha] through negligence..—pramad (प्रमाद) is alternatively transliterated as Pramāda.

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