Pravarta: 6 definitions
Pravarta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects
Pravarta (प्रवर्त), occurring in the description of the Vrātya in the Atharvaveda (xv.2.1, et seq.), is explained by the St. Petersburg Dictionary as a ‘round ornament’. According to the commentator on the Taittirīya Saṃhitā (2.453 Bibl. Ind.), it means an ‘ear-ring’.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Commencing, undertaking, engaging in.
2) Excitement, stimulus.
3) Ved. A round ornament.
Derivable forms: pravartaḥ (प्रवर्तः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pravarta (प्रवर्त):—[=pra-varta] a etc. See under pra- √vṛt.
2) [=pra-varta] [from pra-vṛt] b m. a round ornament, [Atharva-veda] ([Taittirīya-saṃhitā [Scholiast or Commentator]] ‘an ear-ring’; cf: pra-vṛtta)
3) [v.s. ...] engaging in, undertaking, [Horace H. Wilson]
4) [v.s. ...] excitement, stimulus, [ib.]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Pravarta (ಪ್ರವರ್ತ):—[adjective] engaged in; employed; occupied with.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Pravartaka, Pravartakajnana, Pravartaki, Pravartakiya, Pravartakopadhyaya, Pravartamana, Pravartamanaka, Pravartana, Pravartanashila, Pravartanashilate, Pravartanashile, Pravartanata, Pravartane, Pravartanem, Pravartaniya, Pravartarya, Pravartavapa, Pravartayitar, Pravartayitri, Pravartayitritva.
Ends with: Sampravarta.
Full-text: Pravritta, Pravartayitritva, Pravartakiya, Pravartya, Pravartakajnana, Pravartitavya, Pravartitri, Pravartamanaka, Pravartaniya, Pravartana, Pravartayitri, Pravartavapa, Pravarti, Pravartin, Pravartika, Pravartita, Pravartaka.
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