Prathita; 5 Definition(s)
Prathita 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Prathita (प्रथित).—A Vānara born of Pulaha.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 179.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
prathita (प्रथित).—p S Renowned or celebrated. 2 Published; declared openly.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prathita (प्रथित).—p Renowned or celebrated.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Prathita (प्रथित).—p. p.
1) Increased, extended.
2) Published, proclaimed, spread, declared; प्रथितयशसां भासकविसोमिल्ल- कविमिआदीनाम् (prathitayaśasāṃ bhāsakavisomilla- kavimiādīnām) M.1; तेनावतीर्य तुरगात् प्रथितान्वयेन (tenāvatīrya turagāt prathitānvayena) R.
3) Shown, displayed, manifested, evinced; उवाच प्रथितं वचः (uvāca prathitaṃ vacaḥ) Rām.2.2.1.
4) Famous, celebrated, renowned, well known; यज्जीव्यते क्षणमपि प्रथितं मनुष्यैर्विज्ञानशौर्यविभवार्यंगुणैः समेतम् । तन्नाम जीवितम् (yajjīvyate kṣaṇamapi prathitaṃ manuṣyairvijñānaśauryavibhavāryaṃguṇaiḥ sametam | tannāma jīvitam)... Pt.1.24; Ku.5.7.
5) Intent upon, engaged in, devoted to.
6) Spread; stretched.
-taḥ Name of Viṣṇu; अच्युतः प्रथितः प्राणः (acyutaḥ prathitaḥ prāṇaḥ) V. Sah.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Famous, celebrated. 2. Made known, declared. 3. Increased, extended. 4. Published announced. 5. Shewn, manifested, evinced. 6. Spread, scattered. 7. Stretched. 8. Cast, thrown. 9. Intent upon, engaged in, occupied with, devoted to. E. prathā fame, aff. itac.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)