Prasangin, Prasaṅgin: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prasaṅgin (प्रसङ्गिन्).—a.

1) Fond of, attached or devoted to.

2) Dependent on, contingent on.

3) Occasional, incidental; नान्वेष्टव्या विशेषास्तु विशेषा हि प्रसङ्गिनः (nānveṣṭavyā viśeṣāstu viśeṣā hi prasaṅginaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12. 325.9.

4) Secondary, subordinate.

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

Prasaṅgin (प्रसङ्गिन्).—i. e. prasaṅga + in, adj. 1. Attached to, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 6, 1. 2. Occasional. 3. Subordinate, Mahābhārata 5, 1442.

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

Prasaṅgin (प्रसङ्गिन्).—[adjective] attached or devoted to, dependent on (—°); belonging to something else, secondary, unessential, also = [preceding]

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

1) Prasaṅgin (प्रसङ्गिन्):—[=pra-saṅgin] [from pra-saṅga > pra-sañj] mfn. attached or devoted to ([compound]), [Ṛtusaṃhāra; Śaṃkarācārya]

2) [v.s. ...] connected with, dependent on, belonging to, contingent, additional, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] occurring, appearing, occasional, incidental, [Mahābhārata; Patañjali]

4) [v.s. ...] secondary, subordinate, non-essential, [Mahābhārata]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Prasaṅgin (प्रसङ्गिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pasaṃgi.

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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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