Pratidana, aka: Pratidāna; 4 Definition(s)
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pratidāna (प्रतिदान).—n (S) Recompensing, giving in requital. 2 A return-gift.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pratidāna (प्रतिदान).—n Recompensing. A return-gift.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.
1) Restoration, giving back, restitution (as of a deposit).
2) Barter, exchange.
Derivable forms: pratidānam (प्रतिदानम्).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. The return or re-delivery of a deposit. 2. Barter, exchange. 3. Giving back or in return for. E, prati again, dāna a giving.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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