Pratapin, Pratāpin: 5 definitions
Pratapin 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Burning, scorching.
2) Splendid, brilliant.
3) Paining, distressing.
4) Glorious, dignified.
5) Powerful, mighty.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratāpin (प्रतापिन्).—mfn. (-pī-pinī-pi) 1. Shining, splendid. 2. Dignified, powerful. 3. Burning. 4. Distressing. E. pratāpa, and ini aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratāpin (प्रतापिन्).—i. e. pra-tap, [Causal.], + in, and pratāpa + in, adj. 1. Burning, Mahābhārata 9, 1334; distressing, 3, 1685. 2. shining, majestic, 13, 2149.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratāpin (प्रतापिन्).—[adjective] = pratāpana [adjective] + pratāpavant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pratāpin (प्रतापिन्):—[=pra-tāpin] [from pra-tap] mfn. burning, scorching, paining (ifc.)
2) [v.s. ...] glowing, shining, splendid, majestic, powerful, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rājataraṅgiṇī]
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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