Prapat: 5 definitions


Prapat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prapat (प्रपत्).—1 P.

1) To fly forth or away.,

2) To fly, fly or move about.

3) To fall down or upon, throw oneself down.

4) To hasten towards.

5) To be deprived of, fall from, lose, fall off or away from.

6) To come down, fall down, descend. -Caus.

1) To throw down.

2) To rout, put to flight.

3) To chase, pursue.

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

Prapat (प्रपत्).—fly forth or along, hasten to ([locative]); fall down, rush upon, come into ([locative]). [Causative] cause to flee, pursue.

Prapat is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and pat (पत्).

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

Prapat (प्रपत्):—[=pra-√pat] [Parasmaipada] -patati, to fly away or along, hasten towards ([locative case]), fly or fall down upon ([locative case]), fall, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to fall from, be deprived of, lose ([ablative]), [Mahābhārata] :

—[Causal] -pātayati, to cause to fly away, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

—to chase, pursue, [Mahābhārata];

—to throw down, [ib.] :

—[Desiderative] -pipatiṣati, to wish to hurry away, [Atharva-veda] :

—[Intensive] -pāpatīti, to shoot forth, [Ṛg-veda]

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

Prapat (प्रपत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pavaḍa.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prapat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a fall, waterfall, cataract..—prapat (प्रपात) is alternatively transliterated as Prapāta.

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