Pratisrijyati, Pratisṛjyati: 1 definition


Pratisrijyati 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 Pratisṛjyati can be transliterated into English as Pratisrjyati or Pratisrijyati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pratisṛjyati (प्रतिसृज्यति).—(4th class pres. to prati-sṛj-, which in Sanskrit is rare and doubtful, and seems recorded nowhere else), abandons, gives up: icchema (mss. ikṣema; read īkṣema?) pratisṛjyantau icchema (so most mss., two ikṣema) maraṇam ātmanaḥ Mahāvastu i.181.1 (verse),…abandoning (life), we desire our own death. (Otherwise but implausibly Se- nart.) Note several cpds. of sṛj in Mahāvyutpatti 2547-58, including prati-ni-, prati-vi-ni-; and the 4th class pres. utsṛjyate (not pass.) 2558.

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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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