Prapalana, Prapālana: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prapālana (प्रपालन).—Protecting, guarding.

Derivable forms: prapālanam (प्रपालनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Prapalāna (प्रपलान).—once perhaps °līna (compare Pischel 567; see palāna), fleeing, in flight: Lalitavistara 317.5 (prose; in prec. line prapalāyānaḥ, compare Whitney 584b, 1043 f); Lalitavistara 319.14 (verse; no v.l., metrical(ly) guaranteed); Mahāvastu i.71.2 (verse: most mss. °līna, § 34.19); ii.213.6 (prose); 216.1.

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

Prapālana (प्रपालन).—[neuter] guard, protection.

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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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