Pranaharaka, Prāṇahāraka, Prana-haraka: 7 definitions
Pranaharaka 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prāṇahāraka (प्राणहारक).—a. fatal.
-kam a kind of deadly poison.
Prāṇahāraka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prāṇa and hāraka (हारक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) Aconite. E. prāṇa and hāraka what takes away.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāṇahāraka (प्राणहारक).—[adjective] robbing life, destructive.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prāṇahāraka (प्राणहारक):—[=prāṇa-hāraka] [from prāṇa > prān] mf(ikā)n. taking away l°, destructive, killing, [Kāvya literature]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a kind of poison, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāṇahāraka (प्राणहारक):—[prāṇa-hāraka] (kaṃ) 1. n. Aconite.
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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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