Prastava, Prastāva: 9 definitions
Prastava 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Prastāva (प्रस्ताव).—A son of Udgītha, married Niyutsā, and father of Vibhu.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 6.
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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Prastāva (प्रस्ताव).—Context, topic, the same as प्रकरण (prakaraṇa) which see above; cf, प्रस्तावः प्रकरणम् । यथा भोजनप्रकरणे सैन्धवमानयेति लवणे प्रतीतिर्गमनप्रकरणे त्वश्वे (prastāvaḥ prakaraṇam | yathā bhojanaprakaraṇe saindhavamānayeti lavaṇe pratītirgamanaprakaraṇe tvaśve), Kaiy. on M. Bh. I. 1.23 Vart. 4.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prastāva (प्रस्ताव).—m S Occupation of a topic or subject; the being under narration, description, disquisition, discussion. Hence, freely, Occasion or season. v cāla, hō, asa g. of s. Ex. brahmajñānācā pra0 cālata asatāṃ viṣayakathā śōbhata nāhīṃ. Ex. of poetry. ēka mhaṇatī pāhā hō || sācaca svapnīñcā prastāvō ||.
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prastāvā (प्रस्तावा) [or प्रस्ताव, prastāva].—m (paścāttāpa S through H) Regret or repentance; sorrow or vexation at something done.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
prastāva (प्रस्ताव).—m Occupation of a subject. Occa- sion or season.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A song or hymn of praise.
2) A fit time or opportunity; see प्रस्ताव (prastāva).
Derivable forms: prastavaḥ (प्रस्तवः).
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1) Beginning, commencement.
2) An introduction.
3) Mention, allusion, reference; नाममात्रप्रस्तावः (nāmamātraprastāvaḥ) Ś.7.
4) An occasion, opportunity, time, season; fit or proper time; त्वराप्रस्तावोयं न खलु परिहासस्य विषयः (tvarāprastāvoyaṃ na khalu parihāsasya viṣayaḥ) Māl.9. 45; शिष्याय बृहतां पत्युः प्रस्तावमदिशद् दृशा (śiṣyāya bṛhatāṃ patyuḥ prastāvamadiśad dṛśā) Śi.2.68.
5) The occasion of a discourse, subject, topic.
6) The prologue of a drama; see प्रस्तावना (prastāvanā) below.
7) The prelude or introductory words of a Sāman; लोकेषु पञ्चविधं सामोपासीत पृथिवी हिंकारोऽग्निः प्रस्तावः° (lokeṣu pañcavidhaṃ sāmopāsīta pṛthivī hiṃkāro'gniḥ prastāvaḥ°) Ch. Up.2.2.1.
8) An introductory praise. (prastāve ind. on a suitable occasion, seasonably.
Derivable forms: prastāvaḥ (प्रस्तावः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaḥ) 1. Opportunity, occasion, season. 2. Occasional or introductory eulogium. 3. Subject matter of a composition. 4. A chapter, a section. 5. Beginning, commencement. 6. Mention, allusion. E. pra before, stu to praise, aff. ghañ .
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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