Prativadin, Prativādin: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prativādin (प्रतिवादिन्).—a.

1) Answering, replying.

2) Contradicting. -m.

1) A defendant, respondent (in law); कारणे प्रतिवादिनि (kāraṇe prativādini) Y.

2) An opponent in general.

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

Prativādin (प्रतिवादिन्).—m. (-dī) 1. A defendant, a respondent, (in law.) 2. An opponent. E. prati again and vādin who speaks.

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

Prativādin (प्रतिवादिन्).—[adjective] contradicting, disobedient; [masculine] adversary, opponent; defendant ([jurisprudence]).

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

1) Prativādin (प्रतिवादिन्):—[=prati-vādin] [from prati-vad] mfn. contradicting, disobedient (See a-prativ)

2) [v.s. ...] answering, rejoining, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] m. an opponent, adversary, [Mālavikāgnimitra; Varāha-mihira’s Yogayātrā]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a defendant, respondent (di-tā f.), [Yājñavalkya; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

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

Prativādin (प्रतिवादिन्):—[prati-vādin] (dī) 5. m. A defendant.

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

Prativādin (प्रतिवादिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paivāi, Paḍivāi.

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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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