Pratikshipta, aka: Pratikṣipta; 3 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pratikṣipta can be transliterated into English as Pratiksipta or Pratikshipta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Pratikshipta in Purana glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Pratikṣipta (प्रतिक्षिप्त).—A son of Śami.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 137.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratikshipta in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Pratikṣipta (प्रतिक्षिप्त).—p. p.

1) Turned away, rejected, dismissed.

2) Repelled, resisted, repulsed, opposed.

3) Abused, reviled, traduced.

4) Sent, despatched.

5) Hurt, injured.

6) Despised, slighted.

7) Falsely accused.

-ptam Medicine.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratikṣipta (प्रतिक्षिप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) 1. Dismissed, rejected, turned away. 2. Sent, despatched. 3. Opposed, repelled, resisted. 4. Abused, reviled. 5. Calumniated, falsely accused. E. prati again, against, and kṣipta thrown, sent.

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