Pratud: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratud (प्रतुद्).—6 P. To strike, hurt, wound -Caus.

1) To urge on, drive forward; (fig.) to press, urge repeatedly (to do a thing); प्रविश गृहमिति प्रतोद्यमाना न चलति भाग्यकृतां दशामवेक्ष्य (praviśa gṛhamiti pratodyamānā na calati bhāgyakṛtāṃ daśāmavekṣya) Mṛcchakaṭika 1.56.

2) To pierce, cut.

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

Pratud (प्रतुद्).—[masculine] pecker (a kind of bird).

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Pratud (प्रतुद्).—strike at, prick at; [Causative] urge, impel.

Pratud is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and tud (तुद्).

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

1) Pratud (प्रतुद्):—[=pra-√tud] a [Parasmaipada] -tudati, to strike at, cut through, pierce, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] :

—[Causal] -todayati, to push on, urge, instigate, [Mahābhārata; Mṛcchakaṭikā]

2) [v.s. ...] b m. ‘pecker’, Name of a class of birds (including the falcon, hawk, owl, parrot, crow, raven, peacock etc.), [Āpastamba]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pratud in German

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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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