Pravrajyavasita, Pravrajyāvasita, Pravrajya-avasita: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pravrajyāvasita (प्रव्रज्यावसित).—a religious mendicant who renounces his order; प्रव्रज्यावसिता यत्र त्रयो वर्णा द्विजोत्तमाः । निर्वासं कारयेद् विप्रं दासत्वं क्षत्रवैश्ययोः (pravrajyāvasitā yatra trayo varṇā dvijottamāḥ | nirvāsaṃ kārayed vipraṃ dāsatvaṃ kṣatravaiśyayoḥ) || Kātyāyana.

Derivable forms: pravrajyāvasitaḥ (प्रव्रज्यावसितः).

Pravrajyāvasita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pravrajyā and avasita (अवसित).

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

Pravrajyāvasita (प्रव्रज्यावसित).—m.

(-taḥ) An ascetic, who has broken his observance. E. pravrajyā, and avasita finished.

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

Pravrajyāvasita (प्रव्रज्यावसित):—[=pra-vrajyāvasita] [from pra-vrajya > pra-vrajana > pra-vraj] m. a rel° m° who has renounced his order, [Yājñavalkya]

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

Pravrajyāvasita (प्रव्रज्यावसित):—[pra-vrajyā+vasita] < [pra-vrajyāvasita] (taḥ) 1. m. A faithless ascetic who has broken his vow.

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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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