Prashthavah, Praṣṭhavāh, Prashtha-vah: 6 definitions


Prashthavah 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 Praṣṭhavāh can be transliterated into English as Prasthavah or Prashthavah, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Praṣṭhavāh (प्रष्ठवाह्).—m. a young bull being trained for the plough.

Praṣṭhavāh is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms praṣṭha and vāh (वाह्).

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

Praṣṭhavāh (प्रष्ठवाह्).—m. (-vāṭ-vāḍ) A young bull or steer, training for the plough, &c. E. praṣṭha a leader, and vah to bear, aff. ṇvi or vic .

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

1) Praṣṭhavah (प्रष्ठवह्):—[=pra-ṣṭha-vah] [from pra-ṣṭha] m. (strong -vāh, weak praṣṭhauh; [nominative case] -vāṭ, [Pāṇini 8-2, 31 [Scholiast or Commentator]]) a side-horse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a young bull or steer training for the plough, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Praṣṭhavāh (प्रष्ठवाह्):—[praṣṭha-vāh] (vāṭ-vāḍ) 5. m. A young bull training for the plough.

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Prashthavah 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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