Prashrayin, Praśrayin: 5 definitions



Prashrayin 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 Praśrayin can be transliterated into English as Prasrayin or Prashrayin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Praśrayin (प्रश्रयिन्).—a. Civil, polite, courteous, humble, well-behaved; प्रोवाच चामितमतिः प्रश्रितं विनयान्वितः (provāca cāmitamatiḥ praśritaṃ vinayānvitaḥ) Mb.1. 26.15; Bhāg.1.5.29.

See also (synonyms): praśrita.

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

Praśrayin (प्रश्रयिन्).—poss. to [preceding] [masculine]

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

Praśrayin (प्रश्रयिन्):—[=pra-śrayin] [from pra-śraya > pra-śri] mfn. behaving respectfully, courteous, modest (yitā f.), [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

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Prashrayin 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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