Prap, Prāp: 7 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Prap in India is the name of a plant defined with Ficus rumphii in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Urostigma cordifolium Gasp. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Notulae Systematicae (Paris) (1927)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1987)
· Journ. Arn. Arb. (1950)
· Systematisches Verzeichniss der im Indischen Archipel (Zollinger) (1854)
· Allg. Naturgesch.
· Numer. List (4484)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāp (प्राप्).—5 P. To get, obtain, gain, acquire; अतिथिं नाम काकुत्स्थात् पुत्रं प्राप कुमुद्वती (atithiṃ nāma kākutsthāt putraṃ prāpa kumudvatī) R.17.1.

2) To attain to, go to, reach; यथा महाह्रदं प्राप्य क्षिप्तं लोष्टं विनश्यति (yathā mahāhradaṃ prāpya kṣiptaṃ loṣṭaṃ vinaśyati) Manusmṛti 11.264; R.1.48; Bhaṭṭikāvya 15.16; so आश्रमम्, नदीम्, वनम् (āśramam, nadīm, vanam) &c.; प्राप्या- वन्तीन् (prāpyā- vantīn) Meghadūta 3.

3) To stretch, extend.

4) To meet with, find, light upon, overtake; जटायुः प्राप पक्षीन्द्रः परुषं रावणं वदन् (jaṭāyuḥ prāpa pakṣīndraḥ paruṣaṃ rāvaṇaṃ vadan) Bhaṭṭikāvya 5.96.

5) To result or follow (as a conclusion); परिच्छिन्नस्तावज्जीव इति प्राप्नोति (paricchinnastāvajjīva iti prāpnoti) Ś. B.

6) To incur, bring upon oneself (doṣa, daṇḍa &c.); स शतं प्राप्नुयाद्दण्डम् (sa śataṃ prāpnuyāddaṇḍam) Manusmṛti 8. 225.

7) To suffer, endure; न वधं प्राप्नुयान्नरः (na vadhaṃ prāpnuyānnaraḥ) Manusmṛti 8.364.

8) To be changed into (in gram.).

9) To be present, be at hand (Ved.). -Caus.

1) To lead or bring to, take to, convey; सपत्नीः प्रापयन्त्यब्धिं सिन्धवो नगनिम्नगाः (sapatnīḥ prāpayantyabdhiṃ sindhavo naganimnagāḥ) Śiśupālavadha 2.14; वसतिं प्रिय कामिनां प्रियास्त्वदृते प्रापयितुं क ईश्वरः (vasatiṃ priya kāmināṃ priyāstvadṛte prāpayituṃ ka īśvaraḥ) Kumārasambhava 4.11,32; Ve.3.7; R.14.45,6.

2) To cause to obtain, give, provide; अभिमन्युतनयमसून् प्रापितवान् (abhimanyutanayamasūn prāpitavān) K.175 'restored to life, revived'.

3) To promote or advance, appoint to (an office).

4) To tell, communicate.

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

Prāp (प्राप्).—[-prāp], i. e. pra-āp, adj. Obtaining, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 45 (kuvalaya-dala-, Else adorned with lotus leaves).

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

Prāp (प्राप्).—reach, arrive at, come upon ([accusative]); obtain, win, get, catch, incur; befall, betide, exist, be; result or follow from a rule (also [Passive]). [Causative] cause to arrive at, bring to (2 [accusative] or [dative] of [person or personal] & [accusative] of th.); announce, bring before the court ([jurisprudence]), obtain, get.

Prāp is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and āp (आप्).

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

Prāp (प्राप्):—(pra-√āp) [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] prāpnoti (irreg. [Potential] prāpeyam), to attain to;—reach, arrive at, meet with, find, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.;

—to obtain, receive (also as a husband or wife), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

—to incur (a fine), [Manu-smṛti viii, 225];

—to suffer (capital punishment), [ib. 364];

— (with diśaḥ) to flee in all directions, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya];

—to extend, stretch, reach to ([Ātmanepada]), [Pāṇini 5-2, 8];

—to be present or at hand, [Atharva-veda];

— (in gram.) to pass or be changed into ([accusative]), [Siddhānta-kaumudī] : to result (from a rule), be in force, obtain (also [Passive voice]), [Kāśikā-vṛtti] :

—[Causal] prāpayati, te ([indeclinable participle] prāpayya, or prāpya, [Pāṇini 6-4, 57 [Scholiast or Commentator]]), to cause to reach or attain (2 [accusative]), advance, promote, further ([Parasmaipada] [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata] etc.; [Ātmanepada] [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]);

—to lead or bring to ([dative case]), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa];

—to impart, communicate, announce, relate, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to meet with, obtain, [Rāmāyaṇa] :

—[Desiderative] prepsati, to try to attain, strive to reach, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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

Prāp (प्राप्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pappa, Parāva, Pāuṇa, Pāma, Pāva.

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Prap in German

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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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