Pravrish, Prāvṛṣ, Pravṛṣ: 11 definitions


Pravrish means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Prāvṛṣ and Pravṛṣ can be transliterated into English as Pravrs or Pravrish, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Natya Shastra

Prāvṛṣ (प्रावृष्).—The rainy season (prāvṛṣ) is to be indicated through the representation of the Kadamba, the Nimba and the Kuṭaja flowers, green grass, Indragopa insects and groups of peacocks. A night in the rainy season should be indicated by the loud sound of the masses of clouds, falling showers of rain, as well as lightning and peals of thunder.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

prāvṛṣ (प्रावृष्).—m-ṣā f prāvṛṭkāla m The rainy season.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pravṛṣ (प्रवृष्).—1 P. To begin to rain, rain.

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Prāvṛṣ (प्रावृष्).—f. The rainy season, monsoon, rains (the months āṣāḍha and śrāvaṇa); कलापिनां प्रावृषि पश्य नृत्यम् (kalāpināṃ prāvṛṣi paśya nṛtyam) R. 6.51;19.37; प्रावृट् प्रावृडिति ब्रवीति शठधीः क्षारं क्षते प्रक्षिपन् (prāvṛṭ prāvṛḍiti bravīti śaṭhadhīḥ kṣāraṃ kṣate prakṣipan) Mṛcchakaṭika 5.18; Meghadūta 117.

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

Prāvṛṣ (प्रावृष्).—f. (-vṛṭ) The rainy season, monsoon about July and August. E. pra before, vṛṣ to sprinkle, aff. kvip and the vowel of the prefix made long.

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

Prāvṛṣ (प्रावृष्).—i. e. pra-vṛṣ, and prāvṛṣā prāvṛṣā, i. e. pra-vṛṣ + a, f. The rainy season, the months Śrāvaṇa and Bhādra, about July and August, [Hiḍimbavadha] 2, 1; [Pañcatantra] 118, 22 (); [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 113 (ṣā).

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

Prāvṛṣ (प्रावृष्).—[feminine] the rainy season, the rains.

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Pravṛṣ (प्रवृष्).—begin to rain, pour or shower down; sprinkle or cover with ([instrumental]).

Pravṛṣ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and vṛṣ (वृष्).

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

1) Pravṛṣ (प्रवृष्):—[=pra-√vṛṣ] [Parasmaipada] -varṣati, to begin to rain, rain, shed or shower abundantly with (instr), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.:

—[Causal] -varṣayati, to cause to rain, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) Prāvṛṣ (प्रावृष्):—[=prā-vṛṣ] [from prā] a etc., See sub voce

3) [=prā-vṛṣ] b f. ([from] pra-√vṛṣ) the rainy season, wet season, rains (the months Āṣāḍha and Śravaṇa, comprising the first half of the rainy season which lasts in some parts from the middle of June till the middle of October), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. (ṣi-ja mfn. produced in the rainy seasons, [Śiśupāla-vadha])

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

Prāvṛṣ (प्रावृष्):—(vṛṭ) 5. f. The rainy season.

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

Pravṛṣ (प्रवृष्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pavarisa, Pāusa.

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Pravrish 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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