Pratilomaka, Prati-lomaka: 3 definitions


Pratilomaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratilomaka (प्रतिलोमक).—a. reverse, inverted; राजन्यविप्रयोः कस्माद् विवाहः प्रतिलोमकः (rājanyaviprayoḥ kasmād vivāhaḥ pratilomakaḥ) Bhāg.9.18.5.

Pratilomaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and lomaka (लोमक).

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

Pratilomaka (प्रतिलोमक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Inverted order.

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

1) Pratilomaka (प्रतिलोमक):—[=prati-lomaka] mfn. against the hair or grain, reverse, inverted, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. inverted order, perversion, [Pañcatantra]

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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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