Praptyasha, Prāptyāśā, Prapti-asha: 5 definitions


Praptyasha 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.

The Sanskrit term Prāptyāśā can be transliterated into English as Praptyasa or Praptyasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavyashastra (science of poetry)

Source: Shodhganga: Bhismacaritam a critical study

Prāptyāśā (प्राप्त्याशा) refers to one of the five stages of the development of the plot of an epic poem (i.e., Kāryāvasthā).

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Kavyashastra (काव्यशास्त्र, kāvyaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian tradition of poetry (kavya). Canonical literature (shastra) of the includes encyclopedic manuals dealing with prosody, rhetoric and various other guidelines serving to teach the poet how to compose literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Praptyasha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāptyāśā (प्राप्त्याशा).—the hope of obtaining anything (regarded as part of the development of the plot of a play); उपायापायशङ्काभ्यां प्राप्त्याशा प्राप्तिसंभवा (upāyāpāyaśaṅkābhyāṃ prāptyāśā prāptisaṃbhavā) S. D.6.

Prāptyāśā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prāpti and āśā (आशा).

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

Prāptyāśā (प्राप्त्याशा):—[=prāpty-āśā] [from prāpti > prāp] f. the hope of obtaining (an object), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

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Praptyasha 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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