Pratarana, Prataraṇā, Prataraṇa: 12 definitions


Pratarana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pratarana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prataraṇā (प्रतरणा).—f (Properly pratāraṇā) Cheating or tricking.

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pratāraṇa (प्रतारण).—n S pratāraṇā f (S) Cheating, overreaching, deceiving, tricking.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

prataraṇā (प्रतरणा).—f (pratāraṇā.) Cheating or tricking.

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pratāraṇa (प्रतारण).—p pratāraṇā f Cheating, deceiving

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pratarana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prataraṇa (प्रतरण).—Crossing, going over.

Derivable forms: prataraṇam (प्रतरणम्).

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Pratāraṇa (प्रतारण).—

1) Carrying over.

2) Deceiving, cheating, deception.

-ṇā Fraud, deceit, knavery, trickery, roguery, deception, hypocrisy; यदीच्छसि वशीकर्तुं जगदेकेन कर्मणा । उपास्यतां कलौ कल्पलतादेवी प्रतारणा (yadīcchasi vaśīkartuṃ jagadekena karmaṇā | upāsyatāṃ kalau kalpalatādevī pratāraṇā) ||; प्रतारणासमर्थस्य विद्यया किं प्रयोजनम् (pratāraṇāsamarthasya vidyayā kiṃ prayojanam) Udb.

Derivable forms: pratāraṇam (प्रतारणम्).

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

Pratāraṇa (प्रतारण).—nf.

(-ṇaṃ-ṇā) 1. Fraud, cheating, deceit, over-reaching, trick. 2. Carrying over. E. pra before, tṝ to cross, aff. lyuṭ .

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

Prataraṇa (प्रतरण).—i. e. pra-tṛ + ana, n. Crossing over, Mahābhārata 4, 199.

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Pratāraṇa (प्रतारण).—i. e. pra-tṛ10 + ana, n. 1. Crossing over, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 3, 28 Gorr. 2. and f. ṇā, Cheating, fraud.

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

Prataraṇa (प्रतरण).—[feminine] ī carrying on, furthering, increasing; [neuter] crossing over, navigation.

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Pratāraṇa (प्रतारण).—[neuter] = pratāra.

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

1) Prataraṇa (प्रतरण):—[=pra-taraṇa] [from pra-tṝ] mf(ī)n. furthering, promoting, increasing (with āyuṣaḥ, ‘prolonging life’), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] n. going to sea, passing over, crossing, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. tarītṛ ([Ṛg-veda]),

3) Pratāraṇa (प्रतारण):—[=pra-tāraṇa] [from pra-tṝ] n. ([from] [Causal]) ferrying over, carrying across, [Śārṅgadhara-paddhati]

4) [v.s. ...] passing over, crossing (mc. for taraṇa), [Rāmāyaṇa; Rājataraṅgiṇī]

5) [v.s. ...] deceiving, cheating (also f(ā). ), [Śārṅgadhara-paddhati; cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pratāraṇa (प्रतारण):—[pra-tāraṇa] (ṇaṃ-ṇā) 1. f. n. Fraud, deceit.

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

Prataraṇa (प्रतरण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Payaraṇa, Payāraṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pratarana 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pratarana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pratāraṇa (ಪ್ರತಾರಣ):—

1) [noun] an act or instance of cheating; a deceiving.

2) [noun] that which (as a thing, condition, situation etc.) cheats or causes illusion.

3) [noun] the act, an instance of coneying people, things, etc. across a river; a ferrying.

4) [noun] a helping (another) to tide over a period or situation of difficulty.

5) [noun] a crossing or passing over (a waterbody, difficult situation, etc.).

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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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