Pravarttana: 5 definitions

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Pravarttana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pravarttana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pravarttana (प्रवर्त्तन).—n (S) Setting up; putting on foot; pushing forward; establishing or promoting. 2 Instigating or inciting. 3 Action, business, secular activity or engagement; as opp. to abstract contemplation.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pravarttana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pravarttana (प्रवर्त्तन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Action, business, worldly interest or activity as opposed to abstract contemplation. 2. Fixing, establishing 3. Engaging, (in any work.) 4. Beginning. 5. Inciting, stimulating. 6. Directing, superintending. 7. Informing 8. Revolving. 9. Behaviour, conduct, procedure. 10. Happening, coming to pass. f.

(-nā) Order, permission, the sense of the precative, or qualified imperative tense, stimulating to action. E. pra before, vṛt to be, aff. yuc fem. aff. ṭhāp .

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

Pravarttana (प्रवर्त्तन):—[pra-varttana] (naṃ) 1. n. Action, business; beginning; inciting, establishing. f. () Order, permission.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pravarttana (प्रवर्त्तन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pavattaṇa.

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pravarttana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pravarttana (प्रवर्त्तन):—(nm) pioneering, introducing something new; operation; persuasion; ~[śīla] pioneering; operative; hence ~[śīlatā] (nf).

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