Pratikarsha, Pratikarṣa: 6 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Pratikarṣa can be transliterated into English as Pratikarsa or Pratikarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratikarṣa (प्रतिकर्ष).—

1) Aggregation, drawing together.

2) Anticipation (of a word) occurring later on. See अपकर्ष (apakarṣa).

Derivable forms: pratikarṣaḥ (प्रतिकर्षः).

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

Pratikarṣa (प्रतिकर्ष).—m.

(-rṣaḥ) 1. Aggregation. 2. Anticipation, (of a word,) occurring later. E. prati + kṛṣ-bhāve-ghañ .

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

1) Pratikarṣa (प्रतिकर्ष):—[=prati-karṣa] m. (√kṛṣ) aggregation, combination, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] anticipating that which occurs afterwards, [Horace H. Wilson]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pratikarsha 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pratikarsha in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pratikarṣa (प्रतिकर्ष):—(nm) anti-climax; repulsion.

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