Pratisri, Pratisṛ: 3 definitions


Pratisri 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.

The Sanskrit term Pratisṛ can be transliterated into English as Pratisr or Pratisri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratisṛ (प्रतिसृ).—1 P. To go back, return.

2) To go towards, rush upon, attack, assail; दैत्यः प्रत्यसरद्देवं मत्तो मत्तमिव द्विपम् (daityaḥ pratyasaraddevaṃ matto mattamiva dvipam) Hariv. -Caus.

1) To push backwards, replace; कनकवलयं स्रस्तं स्रस्तं मया प्रतिसार्यते (kanakavalayaṃ srastaṃ srastaṃ mayā pratisāryate) Ś.3.12.

2) To repel, drive away or back.

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

Pratisṛ (प्रतिसृ).—rush against ([accusative]); go back, return. [Causative] bring back, remove, replace.

Pratisṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and sṛ (सृ).

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

Pratisṛ (प्रतिसृ):—[=prati-√sṛ] [Parasmaipada] -sarati ([indeclinable participle] -sāram, [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa]), to go against, rush upon, attack, assail ([accusative]), [Harivaṃśa];

—to return, go home, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

—to go round or from place to place (not only on the main road), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] :

—[Causal] -sārayati, to cause to go back, [Caraka];

—to put back again, restore to its place, [Kālidāsa];

—to spread over, tip or touch with ([instrumental case]), [Suśruta];

—to put asunder, sever, separate, [Saddharma-puṇḍarīka] :

—[Passive voice] to void or emit per anum (?), [Suśruta]

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of pratisri or pratisr in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: