Pratilomya, aka: Prātilōmya, Prātilomya; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Prātilomya (प्रातिलोम्य).—In inverse order, antithesis. reverse sense; e. g. प्र (pra) and परा (parā) mean the reverse of आ (ā), or प्रति (prati) means the reverse of अभि (abhi); cf आ इत्यर्वागर्थे । प्र परेत्येतस्य प्रातिलोम्यम् (ā ityarvāgarthe | pra paretyetasya prātilomyam) etc. Nir. I. 4.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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prātilōmya (प्रातिलोम्य).—n S (prati Against, lōma Hair.) Contrariety to the natural course or order; course against the hair or grain; reverseness.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Prātilomya (प्रातिलोम्य).—

1) Inversion, inverted or reverse order; क्षत्तृवैदेहकौ तद्वत् प्रातिलोम्येऽपि जन्मनि (kṣattṛvaidehakau tadvat prātilomye'pi janmani) (sparśādiyogyau) Ms.1.13.

2) Hostility, opposition, hostile feeling; दुःशासनः प्राति- लोम्यान्निनाय सभामध्ये श्वशुराणां च कृष्णाम् (duḥśāsanaḥ prāti- lomyānnināya sabhāmadhye śvaśurāṇāṃ ca kṛṣṇām) Mb.5.29.39.

Derivable forms: prātilomyam (प्रातिलोम्यम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prātilomya (प्रातिलोम्य).—n.

(-myaṃ) Inverted order. E. pratiloma, and ṣyañ aff.

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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