Pranasama, Prāṇasama, Prana-sama: 8 definitions


Pranasama 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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pranasama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāṇasama (प्राणसम).—a. as dear as life.

-maḥ a husband, lover.

- 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

Prāṇasamā (प्राणसमा).—f.

(-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]

Pranasama in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pranasama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Prāṇasama (ಪ್ರಾಣಸಮ):—

1) [noun] a woman’s beloved man; husband.

2) [noun] a very close male friend of a woman.

context information

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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