Prapancana, Prapañcana, Prapamcana: 9 definitions
Prapancana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Prapanchana.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Display, development; अरिमध्यस्थमित्राणां सम्यक् चोक्तं प्रपञ्चनम् (arimadhyasthamitrāṇāṃ samyak coktaṃ prapañcanam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.59.52.
2) Copious exposition, detailed explanation or amplification.
Derivable forms: prapañcanam (प्रपञ्चनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Prapañcana (प्रपञ्चन).—(nt.? = prapañca; on the surface, from prapañcayati with -ana; probably really riming adaptation to the parallel nouns in -ana), idle fancy: sarveñjana-manyana-(so read with 2d ed.)-spandana- prapañcanāpagata-cittam Gaṇḍavyūha 128.6 (see s.v. prapañca, used with the same series of words Gaṇḍavyūha 253.14, and pra- pañcita, similarly).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Diffusion. 2. Explanation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prapañcana (प्रपञ्चन).—[neuter] circumstantial explanation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prapañcana (प्रपञ्चन):—[=pra-pañcana] [from pra-pañca] n. development, diffusion, copiousness, prolixity, [Mahābhārata; Purāṇa; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Prapañcana (प्रपञ्चन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pavaṃcaṇa.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Prapaṃcana (ಪ್ರಪಂಚನ):—[noun] the quality, state of expanding oneself in space, degree.
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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