Pramathalaya, Pramathālaya, Pramatha-alaya: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pramathālaya (प्रमथालय).—hell.

Derivable forms: pramathālayaḥ (प्रमथालयः).

Pramathālaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pramatha and ālaya (आलय).

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

Pramathālaya (प्रमथालय).—n.

(-yaṃ) Hell. E. pramatha pain, and ālaya an abode.

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

Pramathālaya (प्रमथालय):—[=pra-mathālaya] [from pra-matha > pra-math] m. ‘abode of torment’, hell, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Pramathālaya (प्रमथालय):—(pra + ālaya) m. Hölle [ŚABDĀRTHAK.] bei [Wilson’s Wörterbuch]

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

Pramathālaya (प्रमथालय):—m. die Hölle.

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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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