Pravistara, Pravistāra: 5 definitions
Pravistara 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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Pravistara (प्रविस्तर) or Pravistāra (प्रविस्तार).—Extent, circumference, compass.
Derivable forms: pravistaraḥ (प्रविस्तरः), pravistāraḥ (प्रविस्तारः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pravistara (प्रविस्तर):—[=pra-vistara] [from pravi-stṛ] m. circumference, compass. extent, [ib.; Purāṇa] (reṇa, ‘in great detail’).
2) Pravistāra (प्रविस्तार):—[=pra-vistāra] [from pravi-stṛ] m. idem, [Catalogue(s)]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Pravistara (प्रविस्तर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pavitthara.
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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)
Partial matches: Pra, Vistara.
Starts with: Pravistarana.
Full-text: Pavitthara, Pravistarana.
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