Pratapavat, Pratāpavat: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratāpavat (प्रतापवत्).—a.

1) Glorious, dignified.

2) Valorous, powerful, mighty. -m.

1) An epithet of Śiva.

2) Of Viṣṇu.

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

Pratāpavat (प्रतापवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) 1. Majestic, glorious. 2. An epithet of Siva. E. pratāpa and matup aff.

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

1) Pratāpavat (प्रतापवत्):—[=pra-tāpa-vat] [from pra-tāpa > pra-tap] mfn. full of splendour, majestic, glorious, powerful, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva, [Śivagītā, ascribed to the padma-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] of an attendant of Skanda, [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Tathāgata, [Sukhāvatī-vyūha i]

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

Pratāpavat (प्रतापवत्):—[pratāpa-vat] (vān-vatī-vat) a Majestic.

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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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