Pravat: 5 definitions
Pravat 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pravat (प्रवत्).—f. Ved.
1) A precipice, declivity.
2) Height, elevation.
3) A sloping path, easy passage; यथापः प्रवतायन्ति (yathāpaḥ pravatāyanti)T. Up.1.4.3.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pravat (प्रवत्).—[feminine] slope of a mountain, sloping path, easy or rapid course; [instrumental] sgl. & [plural] downwards or rapidly.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pravat (प्रवत्):—[from pra-vaṇa] f. the side or slope of a mountain, elevation, height, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] heavenly height (7 or 3 in number), [ib.]
3) [v.s. ...] (pravato napāt, ‘son of the heavenly height’ id est. Agni, [Atharva-veda])
4) [v.s. ...] a sloping path, smooth or swift course ([instrumental case] sg. or [plural] ‘downhill, precipitately, swiftly’), [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-upaniṣad]
5) [=pra-vat] [from pravat > pra-vaṇa] mfn. directed forwards or towards, blazing forth (said of Agni), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] containing the syllable pra or pṛ, [Brāhmaṇa]
7) [from pra-vaṇa] ([according to] to some also, ‘a river, stream’
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Pravadvat, Pravata, Pravatadipacapala, Pravatanilotpala, Pravatasara, Pravatashayana, Pravatasubhaga, Pravatavya, Pravate, Pravateja, Pravatsevana, Pravatsyat, Pravatsyatpatika, Pravatta, Pravattin, Pravattita, Pravatvant, Pravatvat.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 5.54.9 < [Sukta 54]
Rig Veda 10.142.2 < [Sukta 142]
Rig Veda 1.118.3 < [Sukta 118]
Folk Tradition of Bengal (and Rabindranath Tagore) (by Joydeep Mukherjee)