Pranantika, aka: Prāṇāntika, Prana-antika; 5 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

Prāṇāntika.—(SITI), ‘till the close of one's life’. Note: prāṇāntika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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prāṇāntika (प्राणांतिक) [or प्राणांतीक, prāṇāntīka].—n (prāṇānta) The ending of life; the dying hour. 2 Used as a Endangering life; extremely perilous--a sickness or an incident.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prāṇāntika (प्राणांतिक) [or prāṇāntīka, or प्राणांतीक].—n The ending of life. Extremely perilous. a Fatal. Capital-punishment.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Prāṇāntika (प्राणान्तिक).—a.

1) fatal, mortal.

2) lasting to the end of life, ending with life.

3) dangerous.

4) capital (as a sentence); अज्ञानात् वारुणीं पीत्वा संस्कारेणैव शुद्ध्यति । मतिपूर्वमनिर्देश्यं प्राणान्तिकमिति स्थितिः (ajñānāt vāruṇīṃ pītvā saṃskāreṇaiva śuddhyati | matipūrvamanirdeśyaṃ prāṇāntikamiti sthitiḥ) || Ms. 11.146.

-kam murder.

Prāṇāntika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prāṇa and antika (अन्तिक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāṇāntika (प्राणान्तिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Fatal, destructive of life. 2. Capital, (as punishment.) n.

(-kaṃ) Murder, assassination. E. prāṇa and antika final.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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