Praticya, Pratīcya, Pratīcyā: 10 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Pratichya.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Pratīcya (प्रतीच्य).—A King born of the race of Bharata. (9th Skandha, Bhāgavata).
2) Pratīcyā (प्रतीच्या).—Wife of Pulastyamaharṣi. (Śloka 17, Chapter 116, Udyoga Parva).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Pratīcya (प्रतीच्य).—A tribe of the western regions.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 58. 81.
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Living in the west, western, westerly.
2) Ved. Disappeared.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-cyaḥ-cyā-cyaṃ) Western, west. E. pratīca for pratyac west, and yat aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratīcya (प्रतीच्य).—[adjective] westerly.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pratīcya (प्रतीच्य):—[from praty-añc] mfn. being or living in the west, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] ([in the beginning of a compound]) the west, western country, [Mahābhārata]
3) Pratīcyā (प्रतीच्या):—[from pratīcya > praty-añc] f. Name of the wife of Pulastya, [ib.]
4) Pratīcya (प्रतीच्य):—[from praty-añc] n. a designation of anything remote or concealed, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska iii, 25] (perhaps [wrong reading] for pratītya).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratīcya (प्रतीच्य):—[(cyaḥ-cyā-cyaṃ) a.] Western.
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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
Pratīcya (ಪ್ರತೀಚ್ಯ):—[adjective] of, relating to, being or living in west, a western region or country.
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Pratīcya (ಪ್ರತೀಚ್ಯ):—[noun] a man belonging to any of the western countries.
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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