Prasah, Prasāh: 5 definitions


Prasah 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prasah (प्रसह्).—1 Ā.

1) To bear, endure; न तेजस्तेजस्वी प्रसृतमपरेषां प्रसहते (na tejastejasvī prasṛtamapareṣāṃ prasahate) Uttararāmacarita 6.14.

2) To withstand, resist, overpower; संयुगे सांयुगीनं तमुद्यतं प्रसहेत कः (saṃyuge sāṃyugīnaṃ tamudyataṃ prasaheta kaḥ) Kumārasambhava 2.57.

3) To exert oneself, attempt.

4) To dare, venture, be able.

5) To have power or energy; see प्रसह्य (prasahya).

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Prasah (प्रसह्) or Prasāh (प्रसाह्).—m. Ved.

1) Force, violence.

2) An epithet of Indra.

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

Prasah (प्रसह्).—(prasāh) [adjective] overpowering.

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Prasah (प्रसह्).—vanquish, master, check, restrain; bear, endure; be able to (infin.).

Prasah is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and sah (सह्).

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

1) Prasah (प्रसह्):—[=pra-√sah] a [Ātmanepada] -sahate (rarely [Parasmaipada] ti: [indeclinable participle] -sahya See below), to conquer, be victorious, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda];

—to bear up against, be a match for or able to withstand, sustain, endure ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

—to check, restrain, [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to be able to ([infinitive mood]), [Mahābhārata]

2) [=pra-sah] b (sāh) mfn. idem, [Ṛg-veda]

3) Prāsah (प्रासह्):—[=prā-sah] [from prā] mfn. mighty, strong, [Ṛg-veda i, 129. 4]

4) [v.s. ...] f. force

[Sanskrit to German]

Prasah 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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