Prapaka, Prāpaka, Prapāka: 11 definitions


Prapaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Prāpaka (प्रापक).—Applying in the usual way; lit. Ieading to the injunction or विधिशास्त्र (vidhiśāstra); cf. किं पुनरिदं नियमार्थे आहोस्वित् प्रापकम् (kiṃ punaridaṃ niyamārthe āhosvit prāpakam) M. Bh. on P. I. 1.70; cf. also M. Bh. on P. III. 4. 110.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Prapāka (प्रपाक):—Suppuration

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prāpaka (प्रापक).—a S That confers, affords, conveys, bestows, yields, produces unto.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prapāka (प्रपाक).—

1) Ripening (of a boil &c.).

2) Inflammation.

Derivable forms: prapākaḥ (प्रपाकः).

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Prāpaka (प्रापक).—(-pikā f.) [prāp-ṇvul]

1) Leading to, conveying.

2) Procuring, providing with.

3) Establishing, making valid.

4) Obtaining.

-kaḥ Bringer, procurer.

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

Prāpaka (प्रापक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. Procuring causing to obtain. 2. Obtaining, who or what obtains. E. prāp to obtain, ṇvul aff.

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

Prāpaka (प्रापक).—[adjective] leading towards (—°), getting, procuring.

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

1) Prapāka (प्रपाक):—[=pra-pāka] [from pra-pac] a m. ripening (of a boil etc.), [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] digestion, [Caraka]

3) [v.s. ...] ([probably]) a [particular] part of the flesh of a victim, [Kauśika-sūtra]

4) [=pra-pāka] b See pra- √2. pac.

5) Prāpaka (प्रापक):—[from prāpa > prāp] mf(ikā)n. causing to arrive at, leading or bringing to ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Kathāsaritsāgara; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

6) [v.s. ...] procuring, [Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

7) [v.s. ...] establishing, making valid, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] m. a bringer, procurer, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Prāpaka (प्रापक):—[prā+paka] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Procuring.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prapaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Prāpaka (ಪ್ರಾಪಕ):—[adjective] that can be obtained; obtainable.

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Prāpaka (ಪ್ರಾಪಕ):—

1) [noun] something that is got, obtained.

2) [noun] he who has got something.

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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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