Prarthya, Prārthya: 6 definitions



Prarthya 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prārthya (प्रार्थ्य).—a S (Possible, purposed, necessary, occurring) to be begged or besought; also to be prayed for.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prārthya (प्रार्थ्य).—a.

1) To be desired or wished for.

2) Desirable.

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

Prārthya (प्रार्थ्य).—[adjective] = prārthanīya.

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

1) Prārthya (प्रार्थ्य):—[from prārtha > prārth] mfn. to be desired or wished for by ([instrumental case], [genitive case] or [compound]), desirable, [Harivaṃśa; Kāvyādarśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. ([impersonal or used impersonally]) one should request, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Prarthya 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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