Pranita, aka: Praṇīta, Prāṇita; 7 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—A Son born to one’s own wife by the grace of great men. (Śloka 19, Chapter 119, Ādi Parva).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—A Marīci god.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 58.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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praṇīta (प्रणीत).—p S Made, done, constructed, composed, compiled (by). In comp. as vyāsapraṇīta, gautamapraṇīta.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

praṇīta (प्रणीत).—p Made, composed, compiled (by). In comp. as vyāsapraṇīta, gōtamapraṇīta.

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

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—p. p.

1) Put forward, advanced, presented.

2) Delivered, given, offered, presented.

3) Brought into, reduced to.

4) Executed, effected, performed.

5) Taught, prescribed.

6) Cast, sent, discharged.

7) Brought to, set.

8) Written, composed.

9) Set aside, removed.

1) Agreeable or pleasing.

11) Inflicted (as punishment); see प्रणी (praṇī) above.

-taḥ Fire consecrated by prayers.

-tā A sacrificed vessel.

-tam Anything cooked or dressed, such as a condiment.

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Prāṇita (प्राणित).—a. Kept alive, animated.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—adj. (= Pali paṇīta, esp. of food, but also of dhamma, sattā, creatures, etc.), superior, excellent, distinguished, first-class; esp. of food (and drink) and sometimes used, without noun, of fine food: °ta-vijñāpanam Mvy 8462, asking for fine food, = Tibetan zas (food) bsod pa (good) sloṅ ba (begging), something forbidden to monks by Prāt 511.2 (°ta-bhojanāni…); elsewhere, of food (sometimes drink), LV 387.5; Mv i.113.6; 211.9 = ii.15.8; ii.274.9; iii.39.5; 142.2, 15, etc.; Divy 13.7; 50.14, etc. (common); Jm 19.25; Av i.64.9; 264.11, etc. (common); LV 214.21 (rasāṃ praṇītāṃ, acc. pl.); of living creatures (sattva), esp. bracketed with hīna, low, sometimes also with madhya(ma), middling, SP 9.8; 370.2; LV 151.14; 344.11; 399.22; Mv ii.132.8; Bbh 391.2, 3; of dharma, LV 393.16; Mv i.173.11 f. (opp. hīna); Divy 385.20; Bbh 33.16; of divine existences, Divy 98.21 (devanikāya); Av i.259.4 and 292.1 (trayastriṃśa); misc., Mvy 1200, 2527 (unspecified; = Tibetan gya nom pa); SP 341.12 (see prajñapta); 214.2 (jñānaṃ); 350.11 (praṇīta-mukha- maṇḍalaḥ, having an excellent round mouth, or face); LV 47.7 (dhyānasukhaṃ); 196.5 (dāna); 196.7 (bodhimārga); 242.9 (kāma, desires = desirable things); Mv i.290.20 and 291.2 (ratanaṃ); ii.279.4 (artha, the goal of the Bodhi- sattva); Bbh 120.9 (vastu).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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