Pravraja, Pravrāja: 6 definitions


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

Pravrāja (प्रव्राज).—m.

(-jaḥ) An ascetic. E. pra, vraj to go, aff. ghañ .

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

Pravrāja (प्रव्राज).—[masculine] the bed of a river.

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

Pravrāja (प्रव्राज):—[=pra-vrāja] [from pra-vrāj > pra-vraj] m. the bed of a river, [Ṛg-veda]

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

Pravrāja (प्रव्राज) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pavvāya, Pavvāva.

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Pravraja 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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