Pratara, Pratarā, Pratāra, Prātara: 13 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Prātara (प्रातर).—A serpent born of the Kauravya race. This serpent was burnt to death at the Sarpasatra of Janamejaya. (Śloka 13, Chapter 5, Ādi Parva).
2) Prātara (प्रातर).—A son born to Dhātā, the seventh āditya, of his wife Rākā. (6th Skandha, Bhāgavata).
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.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 5: The category of the non-living
Pratara (प्रतर) refers to one of the six types of division (bheda) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 5.24.—What is the meaning of pratara? Layers of mica, earth etc is called pratara.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Crossing, crossing or going over.
2) Name of the joints on the neck and the spinal vertebrae; Suśr.
Derivable forms: prataraḥ (प्रतरः).
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1) Carrying or bearing over, crossing.
2) Deceit, fraud.
Derivable forms: pratāraḥ (प्रतारः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Pratara (प्रतर).—(m. or nt.), perhaps = Pali patara (Jātaka (Pali) [Page361-a+ 71] iv.32.21; Geiger 39.4; = Sanskrit pradara, § 2.29), hole, crevice: pratarādiṣu mahārogaspṛṣṭāsu (! but the inter- pretation is far from certain) (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 54.4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) Crossing, crossing over. E. pra + tṝ-ap .
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(-raḥ) 1. Crossing over. 2. Carrying over, bearing over. 3. Deceit, fraud. E. pra before, tṛ to cross, ac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratara (प्रतर).— i. e. pra-tṛ10 + a, m. Crossing over.
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Pratāra (प्रतार).—i. e. pra-tṛ10 + a, m. Crossing over, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratāra (प्रतार).—[masculine] crossing over; taking in, deceiving.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pratara (प्रतर):—[=pra-tara] a raṇa etc. See pra-√tṝ.
2) Pratāra (प्रतार):—[=pra-tāra] a raka etc. See under pra√tṝ.
3) Pratara (प्रतर):—[=pra-tara] [from pra-tṝ] b m. passing over, crossing (cf. duṣand su-pr)
4) [v.s. ...] Name of the joints (saṃdhī) on the neck and of the spinal vertebrae, [Suśruta]
5) Pratāra (प्रतार):—[=pra-tāra] [from pra-tṝ] b m. passing over, crossing (with [genitive case]), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] deception, fraud, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) Prātara (प्रातर):—m. Name of a Nāga, [Mahābhārata]
8) [varia lectio]for pra-tāra [gana] kṛśāśvādi.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratāra (प्रतार):—[pra-tāra] (ra) 1. m. Crossing over.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] existing or occurring in a high or extreme degree; intense; severe.
2) [adjective] having great extent; covering a large area; vast; extensive.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Starts with (+5): Pratarabhivada, Prataradhyeya, Prataragnihotrakalatikramaprayashcitta, Pratarahna, Pratarahuti, Prataraka, Pratarakriye, Prataram, Pratarana, Prataranem, Pratarani, Prataraniya, Prataranta, Prataranuvaka, Pratarapavarga, Pratarasha, Pratarashana, Pratarashika, Pratarashin, Pratarashita.
Full-text (+2): Prataram, Pratariya, Payara, Dushpratara, Pratar, Supratara, Patara, Pratahsamaya, Pratarana, Pratarasha, Suprata, Tandapratara, Pratamam, Bheda, Amu, Gopratara, Tanda, Uttaram, Avarodhana, Pathama.
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