Prativeshya, aka: Prati-veshya, Prativeśya, Prātiveśya; 3 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Prativeśya and Prātiveśya can be transliterated into English as Prativesya or Prativeshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Prativeśya.—(CII 1), a neighbour. Note: prativeśya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

See also (synonyms): Prātiveśika.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Prativeśya (प्रतिवेश्य).—A neighbour.

Derivable forms: prativeśyaḥ (प्रतिवेश्यः).

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Prātiveśya (प्रातिवेश्य).—

1) A neighbour (in general).

2) A nextdoor neighbour (nirantaragṛhavāsī Kull.); Ms.8.392.

Derivable forms: prātiveśyaḥ (प्रातिवेश्यः).

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Prativeśya (प्रतिवेश्य).—a neighbour.

Derivable forms: prativeśyaḥ (प्रतिवेश्यः).

Prativeśya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and veśya (वेश्य).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prativeśya (प्रतिवेश्य).—m.

(-śyaḥ) A neighbour.

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Prātiveśya (प्रातिवेश्य).—m.

(-śyaḥ) A next-door-neighbour. E. prativeśa, and ṣyañ aff.

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