Prapya, aka: Prāpya; 6 Definition(s)


Prapya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Prāpya (प्राप्य).—lit. which is arrived at; an object which is to be reached; cf. प्राप्यं कर्म (prāpyaṃ karma); the word प्राप्य (prāpya) is used as a word qualifying the word कर्म (karma), in which case it is called प्राप्यकर्म (prāpyakarma), as for example ग्रामं (grāmaṃ) in ग्रामं गच्छति देवदत्तः (grāmaṃ gacchati devadattaḥ) or वेदमधीते माणवकः (vedamadhīte māṇavakaḥ). The term प्राप्य (prāpya) is defined as क्रियाकृ-तविशेषानवगतौ कर्तुः क्रियया अनास्थितं आस्थितं वा यदवाप्यते तत् प्राप्यं कर्म । (kriyākṛ-taviśeṣānavagatau kartuḥ kriyayā anāsthitaṃ āsthitaṃ vā yadavāpyate tat prāpyaṃ karma |) cf. कर्तुरीप्सितमं कर्म । ततु त्रिविधं निर्वर्त्ये विकार्यं प्राप्यमिति । यस्य क्रियाकृतानां विशेषाणां सर्वथानुपलब्धिः तत् प्राप्यम् (karturīpsitamaṃ karma | tatu trividhaṃ nirvartye vikāryaṃ prāpyamiti | yasya kriyākṛtānāṃ viśeṣāṇāṃ sarvathānupalabdhiḥ tat prāpyam). Srngara Prakasa IV.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

prāpya (प्राप्य).—a S (Possible, probable &c.) to be obtained or attained; obtainable, attainable.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prāpya (प्राप्य).—a Obtainable, attainable.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāpya (प्राप्य).—pot. p.

1) To be got or obtained.

2) Attainable, procurable; destined to be got; प्राप्तव्यमर्थं लभते मनुष्यः (prāptavyamarthaṃ labhate manuṣyaḥ) Pt.2.11.

3) To be reached, attainable.

4) To be met with or found.

5) Proper, fit, suitable.

See also (synonyms): prāptavya.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāpya (प्राप्य).—adj. (gdve. of pra-āp; not recorded in this sense; compare Jm 183.17 prāpya-rūpāṇi…puṣpāṇi, which are easy to get), easy: Mv i.89.16 prāpyaṃ ca bhāraṃ na upādiyanti, aprāpyaṃ ca bhāraṃ upādiyitvā viharanti (mss. corrupt; so I would read for text vitaranti), they do not take up an easy (possible) burden (viz. the religious life), and they live assuming a difficult burden (viz. the cares of worldly life; so essentially Senart's note); with inf., easy to…Mv i.131.7 prāpyo…'yaṃ…bhasmīkartuṃ it would be easy to burn him to ashes, and so 131.10; 132.2; mss. prāpya each time.

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

Prāpya (प्राप्य).—mfn.

(-pyaḥ-pyā-pyaṃ) Attainable, obtainable, E. pra before, āp to attain, aff. ṇyat .

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