Pranapati, aka: Prāṇapati, Prana-pati; 3 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

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prāṇapati (प्राणपति).—m Terms of endearment for one's husband or gallant.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prāṇapati (प्राणपति).—m Terms of endearment for one's husband or gallant.

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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Prāṇapati (प्राणपति).—

1) a lover, husband.

2) the soul; बुद्धिं समाच्छाद्य च मे समान्युरुद्भूयते प्राणपतिः शरीरे (buddhiṃ samācchādya ca me samānyurudbhūyate prāṇapatiḥ śarīre) Mb.3. 269.4.

3) a physician.

Derivable forms: prāṇapatiḥ (प्राणपतिः).

Prāṇapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prāṇa and pati (पति).

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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