Pratiksha, Pratīkṣā, Pratīkṣa: 12 definitions


Pratiksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Pratīkṣā and Pratīkṣa can be transliterated into English as Pratiksa or Pratiksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा).—f (S) Expecting, awaiting, looking for.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा).—f Expecting, a waiting, looking for.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pratiksha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratīkṣa (प्रतीक्ष).—a. Expectant, waiting for.

See also (synonyms): pratīkṣaka, pratīkṣin.

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Pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा).—

1) Waiting for; सत्यव्रतस्यागमनप्रतीक्षाः (satyavratasyāgamanapratīkṣāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.164.11.

2) Expectation, hope.

3) Regard, consideration, attention; इत्यादृतोक्तः परमस्य पुंसः प्रतीक्षणानु- ग्रहभाजनोऽहम् (ityādṛtoktaḥ paramasya puṃsaḥ pratīkṣaṇānu- grahabhājano'ham) Bhāgavata 3.4.14.

4) Looking at, considering.

5) Fulfilment, observance (of a vow, promise &c).

See also (synonyms): pratīkṣaṇa.

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

Pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा).—f.

(-kṣā) 1. Reference, regard to, consideration, looking to or at. 2. Hope, expectation. 3. Waiting for. E. prati before, īkṣ to see, aṅ and ṭāp affs.

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

Pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा).—i. e. prati-īkṣ + a, f. 1. Looking to. 2. Regard. 3. Expectation.

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

Pratīkṣa (प्रतीक्ष).—[adjective] waiting for, having regard for (—°); [feminine] ā expectation, attention to, regard for (—°).

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

1) Pratīkṣa (प्रतीक्ष):—[from pratīkṣ] mf(ā)n. looking backward (See apr)

2) [v.s. ...] (also kṣaka, [Rāmāyaṇa]) looking forward to, waiting for, expectant of (ifc.), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] having regard to (ifc.), [Harivaṃśa]

4) Pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा):—[from pratīkṣa > pratīkṣ] f. expectation, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Kaṭha-upaniṣad]

5) [v.s. ...] consideration, attention, respect, veneration, [Āpastamba; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा):—[pratī+kṣā] (kṣā) 1. f. Looking at; hope.

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

Pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Paḍichā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pratiksha 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»] — Pratiksha in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pratīkṣā (प्रतीक्षा):—(nf) waiting (for); wait; expectation; ~[kṣita] awaited.

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