Pranayat, Praṇayat: 3 definitions


Pranayat 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

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

Praṇayat (प्रणयत्).—mfn. (-yan-yantī-yat) 1. Leading, conducting. 2. Dispensing. 3. Decreeing, awarded. E. pra and ṇī to lead, śatṛ aff.

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Prāṇayat (प्राणयत्).—mfn. (-yan-yantī-yat) Rescuing, restoring to life. E. prāṇa, nom. v. caus. form, śatṛ aff.

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

Praṇayāt (प्रणयात्):—[=pra-ṇayāt] [from pra-ṇaya > pra-ṇī] ind., confidentially, affectionately, openly, frankly

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

Prāṇayat (प्राणयत्):—[(n-ntī-t) p.] Reviving.

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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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