Prashasana, Praśāsana: 10 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Praśāsana can be transliterated into English as Prasasana or Prashasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prashasan.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Praśāsana (प्रशासन).—

1) Governing, ruling; एतस्य वा अक्षरस्य प्रशासने गार्गि सूर्याचन्द्रमसौ विधृतौ तिष्ठत (etasya vā akṣarasya praśāsane gārgi sūryācandramasau vidhṛtau tiṣṭhata) Bṛ. Up.3.8.9.

2) Enjoining, exacting.

3) Government.

Derivable forms: praśāsanam (प्रशासनम्).

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

Praśāsana (प्रशासन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Governing, ruling. 2. Enacting. E. pra before, śās to rule, aff. lyuṭ .

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

Praśāsana (प्रशासन).—[pra-śās + ana], n. 1. Governing. 2. Dominion, Chr. 296, 3 = [Rigveda.] i. 112, 3.

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

Praśāsana (प्रशासन).—[neuter] direction, guidance, government, dominion.

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

1) Praśāsana (प्रशासन):—[=pra-śāsana] [from pra-śās] n. guidance, government, rule, dominion, [Ṛg-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] enjoining, enacting, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Praśāsana (प्रशासन):—[pra-śāsana] (naṃ) 1. n. Governing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prashasana 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prashasana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Praśāsana (प्रशासन) [Also spelled prashasan]:—(nm) administration; rule; ~[na-kārya] administrative work/affairs, ~[nika] administrative.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prashasana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Praśāsana (ಪ್ರಶಾಸನ):—

1) [noun] the act, manner, function or power of government; governance.

2) [noun] an established system of political administration by which a nation, state, district, etc. is governed; government.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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