Pratishrut, aka: Pratiśrut; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pratiśrut can be transliterated into English as Pratisrut or Pratishrut, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pratiśrut (प्रतिश्रुत्).—f.

1) A promise; इष्टं नः प्रति ते प्रतिश्रुतिरभूद्याद्य स्वराह्लादिनी (iṣṭaṃ naḥ prati te pratiśrutirabhūdyādya svarāhlādinī) N.5.135.

2) An answer.

3) An echo, reverberation; वियद्गतः पुष्पकचन्द्रशालाः क्षणं प्रतिश्रुन्मुखराः करोति (viyadgataḥ puṣpakacandraśālāḥ kṣaṇaṃ pratiśrunmukharāḥ karoti) R.13.4;16.31; Śi.17.42.

4) (Also pratyāśruta) The sacrificial formula "अस्ति श्रौषट् (asti śrauṣaṭ)" spoken by the Āgnīdhra priest in reply to the Adhvaryu priest who addresses him by saying ओ श्रावय (o śrāvaya); cf. 'अस्तु श्रौषडित्याग्नीध्रः प्रत्याश्रावयति (astu śrauṣaḍityāgnīdhraḥ pratyāśrāvayati)' सत्याषाढसूत्र (satyāṣāḍhasūtra) 2.1.

See also (synonyms): pratiśruti.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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