Pratishabda, aka: Pratiśabda, Prati-shabda; 3 Definition(s)
Pratishabda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
The Sanskrit term Pratiśabda can be transliterated into English as Pratisabda or Pratishabda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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pratiśabda (प्रतिशब्द).—m (S) Reverberated or repeated sound, echo. Ex. pra0 vari dēta ambara || daśavakatra haḍabaḍilā ||. 2 A word formed by reduplication;--as. dhōraṇa from dhāraṇa, bhikarī from bhākarī, gigaḍa from dagaḍa. See under upaśabda.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pratiśabda (प्रतिशब्द).—m Echo.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
1) echo, reverberation; वसुधाधरकन्दराभिसर्पी प्रतिशब्दोऽपि हरेर्भिनत्ति नागान् (vasudhādharakandarābhisarpī pratiśabdo'pi harerbhinatti nāgān) V. 1.16; Ku.6.64; R.2.28.
2) a roar.
Derivable forms: pratiśabdaḥ (प्रतिशब्दः).
Pratiśabda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and śabda (शब्द).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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