Pratap: 5 definitions


Pratap means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratap (प्रतप्).—1 P.

1) To be hot, burn, glow.

2) To heat.

3) To kindle, illumine.

4) To bake, roast.

5) To feel pain, suffer.

6) To mortify the body, undergo penance.

7) To pain, distress, torment. -Caus.

1) To warm, heat.

2) To set on fire, irradiate.

3) To torment, pain, distress.

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

Pratap (प्रतप्).—A. give out heat, burn, shine (l.&[feminine]); shine upon, warm, heat, singe, roast, pain, torment; also = [Passive] feel pain, suffer, castigate one’s self. [Causative] heat, warm, illumine, kindle; pain, distress.

Pratap is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and tap (तप्).

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

Pratap (प्रतप्):—[=pra-√tap] [Parasmaipada] -tapati, to give forth heat, burn, glow, shine ([literally] and [figuratively]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

—to feel pain, suffer, [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to warm, heat, shine upon, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.;

—to roast, bake, [Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta];

—to kindle, light, illumine, [Ṛg-veda];

—to pain with heat, torment, harass, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] :

—[Passive voice] -tapyate, to suffer pain, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] :

—[Causal] -tāpayati ([future] -tāpitā, [Mahābhārata viii, 1971]), to make warm, heat, [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] and e.;

—to set on fire, irradiate, illuminate, [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to destroy or pain with heat, torment, harass, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pratap (प्रतप्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Payava.

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pratap in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) glorious grace, glory, dignity; glorious renown; overwhelming, influence; ~[vana] see [pratapi; —se, kisi ke] through the glorious grace of..—pratap (प्रताप) is alternatively transliterated as Pratāpa.

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