Pratipaksh: 3 definitions

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Pratipaksh means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Ambiguity: Although Pratipaksh has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Pratipaksha.

Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pratipaksh in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) opposition, rival side, hostile camp, contesting party; ~[ta] opposition, rivalry, contest, hostility..—pratipaksh (प्रतिपक्ष) is alternatively transliterated as Pratipakṣa.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pratipakṣ (प्रतिपक्ष्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Paḍivakkha.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Pratipaksh is another spelling for प्रतिपक्ष [pratipakṣa].—n. 1. opposite group or party; 2. opponent; enemy;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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