Prashita, Prāśita: 12 definitions


Prashita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Prāśita can be transliterated into English as Prasita or Prashita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya

Prāśita (प्राशित).—One of the five sacrifices (pañcayajña).—Water-offering to Pitṛs is the Prāśita sacrifice. (See the Manubhāṣya verse 3.74)

Dharmashastra book cover
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Prāśita (प्राशित).—One of the Pañcamahāyajñas. The five yajñas are Ahuta, Huta, Prahuta, Brāhmyahuta and Prāśita. (Śloka 73, Chapter 3, Manusmṛti).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prāśita (प्राशित).—p S Drunk, imbibed, absorbed.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

prāśita (प्राशित).—p Drunk.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prasita (प्रसित).—p. p.

1) Bound, fastened.

2) Devoted to, engaged in, occupied with; प्रसितावुदयापवर्गयोरुभयीं सिद्धिमुभाववा- पतुः (prasitāvudayāpavargayorubhayīṃ siddhimubhāvavā- patuḥ) R.8.23.

3) Intent on, longing for, craving after (with instr. or loc.); क्षितिपतेः प्रसितो वरिवस्यया (kṣitipateḥ prasito varivasyayā) Rām. Ch. 4.85; लक्ष्म्या लक्ष्म्यां वा प्रसितः (lakṣmyā lakṣmyāṃ vā prasitaḥ) Sk.; R.8.23.

4) Very clear.

-tam Pus, matter.

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Prāśita (प्राशित).—p. p. Eaten, tasted, consumed.

-tam 1 An offering of rice and water to the manes of deceased ancestors, daily obsequies to the manes; प्राशितं पितृ- तर्पणम् (prāśitaṃ pitṛ- tarpaṇam) Manusmṛti 3.74.

2) Eating.

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

Prasita (प्रसित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Diligent, attentive, adhering to, or engaged in. 2. Ingrossed by, devoted or attached to. 3. Bound, fastened. 4. Longing for, greatly desirous of, (with an inst. or loc.) n.

(-taṃ) Pus, matter. E. pra before, ṣiñ to bind, aff. kta.

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Prāśita (प्राशित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Eaten, devoured. 2. Tasted, taken into the mouth without reaching to the throat. n.

(-taṃ) Oblation to deified progenitors. E. pra before, aśita eaten.

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

Prasita (प्रसित).—1. [adjective] devoted to, intent upon, anxious about ([locative] or *[instrumental]).

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Prasita (प्रसित).—2. [adjective] flying along.

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Prāśita (प्राशित).—[adjective] eaten or drunk; [masculine] a kind of sacrifice.

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

1) Praśīta (प्रशीत):—[=pra-śīta] mfn. (√śyai) congealed, frozen, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) Prasita (प्रसित):—[=pra-sita] [from pra-si] 1. pra-sita mfn. (for 2. See below) bound, fastened, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] diligent, attentive, attached or devoted to, engrossed by, engaged in, occupied with ([locative case] or [instrumental case]; cf. [Pāṇini 2-3, 44]), [Raghuvaṃśa; Siddhānta-kaumudī]

4) [v.s. ...] lasting, continuous, [Saddharma-puṇḍarīka 1.]

5) [=pra-sita] 2. pra-sita mfn. (√2. si; cf. pra-si above) darting along, [Ṛg-veda]

6) [v.s. ...] n. pus, matter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. 2.]

7) Prāśita (प्राशित):—[from prāś] mfn. eaten, tasted, devoured, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc. etc.

8) [v.s. ...] n. the daily oblation to deceased progenitors, [Manu-smṛti iii, 74.]

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

1) Prasita (प्रसित):—[pra-sita] (taṃ) 1. n. Pus. a. Attentive, diligent, devoted to, bound.

2) Prāśita (प्राशित):—[prā+śita] (taṃ) 1. n. Oblation to deified progenitors. a. Eaten, tasted.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prashita 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Prasita (ಪ್ರಸಿತ):—

1) [noun] bound, fastened to or by.

2) [noun] engaged in; busy occupied with.

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Prasita (ಪ್ರಸಿತ):—

1) [noun] a man engaged in, busy or occupied with.

2) [noun] a yellow-white, more or less viscid substance produced by suppuration and found in abscesses, sores, etc., consisting of a liquid plasma in which white blood cells are suspended; pus.

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Prāśita (ಪ್ರಾಶಿತ):—[adjective] eaten; consumed (as a food).

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Prāśita (ಪ್ರಾಶಿತ):—

1) [noun] the act of eating.

2) [noun] oblation given to one’s dead ancestores.

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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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