Pratapta: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Pratapta (प्रतप्त):—Heating over fire till red hot

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratapta (प्रतप्त).—p. p.

1) Heated.

2) Hot, ardent.

3) Tormented, tortured, pained.

4) One who has tortured one's body by penance; उपवासैः प्रतप्तानां दीर्घं सुखमनन्तकम् (upavāsaiḥ prataptānāṃ dīrghaṃ sukhamanantakam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.181.17.

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

Pratapta (प्रतप्त).—f.

(-ptā) Adj. 1. Heated. 2. Tortured, tormented.

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

Pratapta (प्रतप्त).—[adjective] heated, hot (l.&[feminine]), pained, vexed by (—°).

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

1) Pratapta (प्रतप्त):—[=pra-tapta] [from pra-tap] mfn. hot, glowing shining, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] subjected to great heat, annealed, [Bhaviṣya-purāṇa, khaṇḍa 1 & 2: bhaviṣya-purāṇa & bhaviṣyottara-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] pained ([especially] by heat), tortured, harassed, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] n. ([probably]) annealed gold, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Pratapta (प्रतप्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Payavia.

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Pratapta 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pratapta (प्रतप्त):—(a) well-heated; red hot; oppressed; harassed.

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