Pratimocana: 7 definitions


Pratimocana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Pratimochana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratimocana (प्रतिमोचन).—

1) Loosening.

2) Requital, retaliation, retribution; वैरप्रतिमोचनाय (vairapratimocanāya) R.14.41.

3) Liberation, release.

Derivable forms: pratimocanam (प्रतिमोचनम्).

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

Pratimocana (प्रतिमोचन).—n.

(-naṃ) Loosening, 2. Retaliating, retribution. 3. Liberation, release.

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

Pratimocana (प्रतिमोचन).—[neuter] loosening, getting rid of (—°).

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

Pratimocana (प्रतिमोचन):—[=prati-mocana] [from prati-muc] n. liberation, release from ([compound]), [Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa]

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

Pratimocanā (प्रतिमोचना) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paḍimoaṇā, Paḍimokkhaṇa.

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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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