Prarthaka, Prārthaka: 9 definitions
Prarthaka 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prārthaka (प्रार्थक).—a S That begs, beseeches, petitions: also that prays.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prārthaka (प्रार्थक).—a. (-rthikā f.) Asking, begging, requesting, soliciting, entreating, desiring, wishing &c.
-kaḥ A suitor, petitioner.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prārthaka (प्रार्थक).—i. e. pra-arth + aka, adj. One who sues for, woos, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 1448.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prārthaka (प्रार्थक).—[adjective] wooing; [masculine] a suitor.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prārthaka (प्रार्थक):—[from prārtha > prārth] mf(ikā)n. wishing for, soliciting, courting
2) [v.s. ...] m. a wooer, suitor, Hit ([varia lectio]), [Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti] (See a-pr).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prārthaka (प्रार्थक):—[prā+rthaka] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Asking; asker.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Prārthaka (प्रार्थक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Patthaya.
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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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Ends with: Aprarthaka.
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