Prasadhana, Prasādhana: 11 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Prasadhan.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Accomplishing, effecting, bringing about.
2) Setting in order, arranging.
3) Decorating, ornamenting, embellishing; toilet, dress; ध्रियते कुसुम- प्रसाधनं तव तच्चारु वपुर्न दृश्यते (dhriyate kusuma- prasādhanaṃ tava taccāru vapurna dṛśyate) Kumārasambhava 4.18.
4) A decoration, ornament, means of decoration or ornament; भूतार्थ- शोभाह्रियमाणनेत्राः प्रसाधने संनिहितेऽपि नार्यः (bhūtārtha- śobhāhriyamāṇanetrāḥ prasādhane saṃnihite'pi nāryaḥ) Kumārasambhava 7.13,3.
-naḥ, -nam, -nī A comb.
Derivable forms: prasādhanam (प्रसाधनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Dress, decoration, embellishment. 2. Accomplishing, effecting. 3. Arranging. 4. Means of decoration, things of ornamentation. nf. (-naṃ-nī) A comb. f. (-nī) A drug, commonly called Siddhi. E. pra before, sādh to accomplish, aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prasādhana (प्रसाधन).—[pra-sādh + ana], I. n. 1. Dressing, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 32; 2, 211 (decking the hair). 2. Dress, embellishment, accomplishment, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 22. 3. Accomplishing, adorning, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 62, 23; anointing the body, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 220; 4, 152. Ii. m., f. nī, and n. A comb.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prasādhana (प्रसाधन).—[adjective] accomplishing; [neuter] bringing about, arranging, ornament, dress, kalā [feminine] the art of dressing or decorating.
— [feminine] ī comb.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prasādhana (प्रसाधन):—[=pra-sādhana] [from pra-sādh] mf(ī)n. accomplishing, effecting, [Ṛg-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a comb, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [=pra-sādhana] [from pra-sādh] n. (ifc. f(ā). ) bringing about, perfecting, [Nirukta, by Yāska]
4) [v.s. ...] n. arranging, preparing, [Suśruta]
5) [v.s. ...] embellishment, decoration, toilet and its requisites, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
6) [v.s. ...] [wrong reading] for sādanaSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prasādhana (प्रसाधन):—[pra-sādhana] (naṃ) 1. n. Dressing; effecting. n. f. (naṃ-nī) A comb. f. A drug.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Prasādhana (प्रसाधन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pasāhaṇa.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Prasādhana (प्रसाधन) [Also spelled prasadhan]:—(nm) make-up; make-up aids, beauty aids; cosmetics; adornment; -[gṛha] a beauty saloon; -[sāmagrī] beauty aids, make-up aids; cosmetics.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the act of decorating, adorning or making up.
2) [noun] the condition of being decorated, made up.
3) [noun] the costumes, wigs, cosmetics ornaments, etc. used in making up (as an actor).
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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