Pratibhaya, Prati-bhaya: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratibhaya (प्रतिभय).—a.

1) fearful, formidable, terrible, frightful.

2) dangerous; स्वगृहोद्यानगतेऽपि स्निग्धैः पापं विशङ्क्यते मोहात् । किमु दृष्टबह्वपायप्रतिभयकान्तारमध्यस्थे (svagṛhodyānagate'pi snigdhaiḥ pāpaṃ viśaṅkyate mohāt | kimu dṛṣṭabahvapāyapratibhayakāntāramadhyasthe) || Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2.171; Nāg.5.1.; Bhāgavata 1.6.14.

-yam a danger; सुनन्द, श्रुतं मया संनिहितगरुडप्रतिभयमुद्देशं जामाता जीमूतवाहनो गतः (sunanda, śrutaṃ mayā saṃnihitagaruḍapratibhayamuddeśaṃ jāmātā jīmūtavāhano gataḥ) Nāg.5.

Pratibhaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and bhaya (भय).

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

Pratibhaya (प्रतिभय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Formidable, fearful, frightful. n. (-ya) Fear. E. prati completely, and bhaya fear.

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

Pratibhaya (प्रतिभय).—[prati-bhaya], adj. Terrible, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 178.

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

Pratibhaya (प्रतिभय).—[adjective] formidable, terrible; [neuter] [adverb], as subst. dread, peril.

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

1) Pratibhaya (प्रतिभय):—[=prati-bhaya] mf(ā)n. exciting fear, formidable, terrible, dangerous, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. fear (with [ablative] or ifc.), [Mahābhārata; Rājataraṅgiṇī]

3) [v.s. ...] danger, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Rājataraṅgiṇī]

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

Pratibhaya (प्रतिभय):—[prati-bhaya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Formidable, frightful, fearful. n. Fear.

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

Pratibhaya (प्रतिभय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paibhaya, Paḍibhaya.

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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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