Pranasama, Prāṇasama, Prana-sama: 8 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prāṇasama (प्राणसम).—a. as dear as life.
-maḥ a husband, lover.
-mā a wife; नूनं प्राणसमावियोगविधुरः स्तम्बेरमस्ताम्यति (nūnaṃ prāṇasamāviyogavidhuraḥ stamberamastāmyati) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.33.
Prāṇasama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prāṇa and sama (सम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-mā) A wife. E. prāṇa life, samā equal to, same.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāṇasama (प्राणसम).—[adjective] dear as (lit. equal to) life.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prāṇasama (प्राणसम):—[=prāṇa-sama] [from prāṇa > prān] mf(ā)n. equal to or as dear as l°, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a husband or lover, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Prāṇasamā (प्राणसमा):—[=prāṇa-samā] [from prāṇa-sama > prāṇa > prān] f. a wife or mistress, [Gīta-govinda]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāṇasamā (प्राणसमा):—[prāṇa-samā] (mā) 1. f. A wife.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a woman’s beloved man; husband.
2) [noun] a very close male friend of a woman.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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