Prapalana, aka: Prapālana; 2 Definition(s)


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Prapālana (प्रपालन).—Protecting, guarding.

Derivable forms: prapālanam (प्रपालनम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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