Pramanas, aka: Pramaṇas; 1 Definition(s)


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Pramaṇas (प्रमणस्) or Pramanas (प्रमनस्).—a.

1) Happy, cheerful, delighted.

2) Good-natured.

3) Attentive.

4) Kind, amiable (Ved.).

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Pramanas (प्रमनस्).—a.

1) (Vedic) Careful, tender.

2) Delighted, happy, cheerful, in good spirits; नृपस्य नातिप्रमनाः सदोगृहं सुदक्षिणासूनुरपि न्यवर्तत (nṛpasya nātipramanāḥ sadogṛhaṃ sudakṣiṇāsūnurapi nyavartata) R.3.67.

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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