Pratisuryaka, Pratisūryaka, Prati-suryaka: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratisūryaka (प्रतिसूर्यक).—

1) a mock-sun.

2) a lizard, chameleon; 'कृकलासस्तु सरटः प्रतिसूर्यः शयानकः (kṛkalāsastu saraṭaḥ pratisūryaḥ śayānakaḥ) |' Hemchandra; तृष्यद्भिः प्रतिसूर्यकैरजगरस्वेदद्रवः पीयते (tṛṣyadbhiḥ pratisūryakairajagarasvedadravaḥ pīyate) Uttararāmacarita 2.16.

Derivable forms: pratisūryakaḥ (प्रतिसूर्यकः).

Pratisūryaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and sūryaka (सूर्यक). See also (synonyms): pratisūrya.

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

Pratisūryaka (प्रतिसूर्यक) or Pratisūryyaka.—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A lizard, a chameleon. 2. The sun’s disk. E. prati before or about, sūrya the sun, aff. kan .

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

Pratisūryaka (प्रतिसूर्यक):—[prati-sūryaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. Idem; sun’s disk.

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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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