Prasahyacaura, Prasahya-caura: 6 definitions


Prasahyacaura 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Prasahyachaura.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prasahyacaura in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prasahyacaura (प्रसह्यचौर).—a plunderer, highwayman.

Derivable forms: prasahyacauraḥ (प्रसह्यचौरः).

Prasahyacaura is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prasahya and caura (चौर).

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

Prasahyacaura (प्रसह्यचौर).—m.

(-raḥ) A robber, a plunderer. E. prasahya violently, and caura a thief.

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

Prasahyacaura (प्रसह्यचौर):—[=pra-sahya-caura] [from pra-sahya > pra-sah] m. ‘violent thief’, a robber, plunderer, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Prasahyacaura (प्रसह्यचौर):—[prasahya-caura] (raḥ) 1. m. A robber.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prasahyacaura 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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