Prasham, Praśām: 7 definitions


Prasham 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.

The Sanskrit term Praśām can be transliterated into English as Prasam or Prasham, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Praśām (प्रशाम्).—mfn. (-praśān) Quiet, tranquil. E. pra before, śam to be tranquil, kvip aff., and the penultimate made long.

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

Praśam (प्रशम्).—become calm or tranquil, be extinguished, stop, cease. [Causative] appease, quench, allay, subdue, kill, destroy. (prati [Causative] appease, allay*).

Praśam is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and śam (शम्).

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

1) Praśam (प्रशम्):—[=pra-√śam] [Parasmaipada] -śāmyati, to become calm or tranquil, be pacified or soothed, settle down (as dust), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to be allayed or extinguished, cease, disappear, fade away, [ib.] :

—[Causal] -śamayati (rarely śām), to appease, calm, quench, allay, extinguish, terminate, [ib.];

—to make subject, subdue, conquer, [Mahābhārata]

2) Praśām (प्रशाम्):—[=pra-śām] [from pra-śān > pra-śam] mfn. ([nominative case] śān) painless, unhurt, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (cf. śān above).

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

Praśām (प्रशाम्):—[pra-śām] (śān) 5. a. Quiet, tranquil.

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

Praśam (प्रशम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pasama, Pasāma.

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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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