Prasaranin, Prasāraṇin: 4 definitions



Prasaranin 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Prasaranin in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Prasāraṇin (प्रसारणिन्).—That which gets, or is liable to get the Prasarana or Samprasarana substitute; cf. कविधौ सर्वत्र प्रसारणिभ्यो डः (kavidhau sarvatra prasāraṇibhyo ḍaḥ) P.III.2.3 Vart. 1.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prasaranin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prasāraṇin (प्रसारणिन्):—[=pra-sāraṇin] [from pra-sara > pra-sṛ] mfn. containing a semivowel liable to be changed into a vowel, [Pāṇini], [vArttika]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Prasāraṇin (प्रसारणिन्):—Adj. einen der Vocalisation unterliegenden Halbvocal enthaltend.

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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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