Pravarati, Prāvarati: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Prāvarati (प्रावरति).—(= prāvṛṇoti; and see prāvṛta; not noted in MIndic; § 28.13), dresses oneself, more particularly dons the (monk's) outer robe: prāvaranti Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 11.12 (verse); ger. prāvariya Mahāvastu ii.441.14; prāvaritvā 445.4, and other forms, see Chap. 43, s.v. 1 vṛ (2); in Mahāvastu ii.489.10 (prose) pravā- ritvā, read prāvar°?, caus. in meaning, having clothed (another); prāvarayantyā (caus.) Bhikṣuṇī-karmavācanā 11a.5, by the (nun) who is dressing (the novice).

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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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