Pranashana, Praṇāśana: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Praṇāśana can be transliterated into English as Pranasana or Pranashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Praṇāśana (प्रणाशन).—a. Destroying, annihilating, removing.

-nam Destruction, annihilation; प्रणाशनाय प्रबलस्य विद्विषः (praṇāśanāya prabalasya vidviṣaḥ) R.3.6.

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Praṇāśana (प्रणाशन).—s. v. प्रणश् (praṇaś).

Derivable forms: praṇāśanam (प्रणाशनम्).

See also (synonyms): praṇāśa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Praṇāśana (प्रणाशन).—n. (naṃ) Destruction, annihilation.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Praṇāśana (प्रणाशन).—i. e. pra-naś, [Causal.], + ana, I. adj., f. , Destroying, removing, Mahābhārata 1, 354. Ii. n. Destroying, destruction, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 60.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Praṇāśana (प्रणाशन).—[feminine] ī = seq. [adjective]; [neuter] as [abstract]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Praṇāśana (प्रणाशन):—[=pra-ṇāśana] [from pra-ṇaś] mf(ī)n. ([from] [Causal]) causing to disappear, removing, destroying (ifc.), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Suśruta] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. destruction, annihilation, [Raghuvaṃśa]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Praṇāśana (प्रणाशन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Paṇāsaṇa.

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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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