Pratispardhin: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratispardhin (प्रतिस्पर्धिन्).—a. Rival, envious of. -m. A rival, competitor.

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

Pratispardhin (प्रतिस्पर्धिन्) or Pratisparddhin.—mfn. (-rddhī-rddhinī-rddhi) 1. Envious, emulous, a rival. 2. Refractory, rebellious. E. pratisparddhā, and ini aff.

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

Pratispardhin (प्रतिस्पर्धिन्).—[adjective] vying with ([genetive]), equal to (—°).

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

1) Pratispardhin (प्रतिस्पर्धिन्):—[=prati-spardhin] [from prati-spardh] mfn. emulous, coping with ([genitive case]), a rival, [Mahābhārata; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Kāraṇḍa-vyūha]

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) resembling, like, [Kāvyādarśa]

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

Pratispardhin (प्रतिस्पर्धिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Paḍipphaddhi.

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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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