Pravata, Pravāta, Pravaṭa, Prāvaṭa: 11 definitions

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In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Pravāta (प्रवात), ‘a windy spot’, is mentioned in the Rigveda as the place where the Vibhītaka nuts, used as dice (akṣa) grow. In the Taittirīya Saṃhitā reference is made to the exposure of decaying matter in such a place.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pravaṭa (प्रवट).—Wheat.

Derivable forms: pravaṭaḥ (प्रवटः).

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Pravāta (प्रवात).—p. p. Exposed to stormy wind.

-tam 1 A current of air, fresh or free air; प्रवातशयनस्था देवी (pravātaśayanasthā devī) M.4.

2) A strong or stormy wind; ननु प्रवातेऽपि निष्कम्पा गिरयः (nanu pravāte'pi niṣkampā girayaḥ) Ś.6.

3) An airy place; प्रवातनीलोत्पलनिर्विशेषम् (pravātanīlotpalanirviśeṣam) Kumārasambhava 1.46.

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Prāvaṭa (प्रावट).—Barley.

Derivable forms: prāvaṭaḥ (प्रावटः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pravaṭa (प्रवट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) Wheat. E. pra before, vaṭ to divide, aff. aṭ .

Pravaṭa can also be spelled as Prāvaṭa (प्रावट).

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Pravāta (प्रवात).—f.

(-tā) Agitated by the wind. n. (-ta) 1. A current of air. 2. Stormy weather. 3. An airy place.

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Prāvaṭa (प्रावट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) Barley. E. pra and āṅ before, vaṭ to encompass, aff. ac .

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

Pravāta (प्रवात).—[pra-vāta], m. 1. A breeze, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 32, 16; [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 20, 223.

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

Pravāta (प्रवात).—([adjective] windy*); [neuter] a draught of air or an airy place.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Pravaṭa (प्रवट):—[=pra-vaṭa] m. (√vaṭ ?) wheat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Pravāta (प्रवात):—[=pra-vāta] mfn. blown forward, agitated by the wind (See below)

3) [v.s. ...] n. a current or draught of air, windy weather or a windy place, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc. etc.

4) Prāvaṭa (प्रावट):—[=prā-vaṭa] [from prā] m. barley, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. pra-vaṭa and pra-veṭa).

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

1) Pravaṭa (प्रवट):—[pra-vaṭa] (ṭaḥ) 1. m. Wheat.

2) Prāvaṭa (प्रावट):—[prā-vaṭa] (ṭaḥ) 1. m. Barley.

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

Pravāta (प्रवात) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pavāia, Pavāya, Pavvāya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pravata in German

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pravāta (प्रवात):—(nm) a storm.

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