Pratyaghata, aka: Pratyāghāta, Prati-aghata; 3 Definition(s)
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pratyāghāta (प्रत्याघात).—m S Reaction, return of impulse or impression.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pratyāghāta (प्रत्याघात).—m Reaction.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
1) a counter-stroke.
Derivable forms: pratyāghātaḥ (प्रत्याघातः).
Pratyāghāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and āghāta (आघात).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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