Prapidana, Prapīḍana: 8 definitions


Prapidana 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Prapīḍana (प्रपीडन):—[prapīḍanaṃ] Compressing; substances that pharmacologically squeezes the wound through local contraction

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prapīḍana (प्रपीडन).—

1) Pressing, squeezing.

2) An astringent.

Derivable forms: prapīḍanam (प्रपीडनम्).

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

Prapīḍana (प्रपीडन).—massaging, rubbing down: (adhvapari-śrāntānāṃ…) aṅga-prapīḍanena śramaklamaduḥkhaṃ prativinodayati Bodhisattvabhūmi 145.19. (No such use of any deriv. of pīḍ- has been noted.)

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

Prapīḍana (प्रपीडन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Pressing, squeezing. 2. An astringent.

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

1) Prapīḍana (प्रपीडन):—[=pra-pīḍana] [from pra-pīḍ] n. pressing, squeezing, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] an astringent, [ib.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Prapidana 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prapīḍana (प्रपीडन):—(nm) torture/torturning; oppression/oppressing; harassment/harassing; hence ~[ka] (nm).

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