Prayashas, Prāyaśas: 9 definitions


Prayashas 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.

The Sanskrit term Prāyaśas can be transliterated into English as Prayasas or Prayashas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāyaśas (प्रायशस्).—ind. Generally, mostly, for the most part, in all probability; आशाबन्धः कुसुमसदृशं प्रायशो ह्यङ्गनानां सद्यः- पाति प्रणयि हृदयं विप्रयोगे रुणद्धि (āśābandhaḥ kusumasadṛśaṃ prāyaśo hyaṅganānāṃ sadyaḥ- pāti praṇayi hṛdayaṃ viprayoge ruṇaddhi) Meghadūta 1.

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

Prāyaśas (प्रायशस्).—Ind. Usually, commonly, for the most part. E. prāya, and śāsi aff.

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

Prāyaśas (प्रायशस्).—[prāya + śas] 1., adv. Usually, for the most part. [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 201, M. M.; [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 20.

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

Prāyaśas (प्रायशस्).—[adverb] mostly, generally, likely.

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

1) Prāyaśas (प्रायशस्):—[=prāya-śas] [from prāya] ind. for the most part, mostly, generally

2) [v.s. ...] as a rule, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] in all probability, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Prāyaśas (प्रायशस्):—[prāya-śas] adv. Commonly, usually,

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

Prāyaśas (प्रायशस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pāyaso.

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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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