Prayogartha, Prayogārtha, Prayoga-artha: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prayogārtha (प्रयोगार्थ).—(= pratyutkramaḥ q. v.).

Derivable forms: prayogārthaḥ (प्रयोगार्थः).

Prayogārtha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prayoga and artha (अर्थ).

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

Prayogārtha (प्रयोगार्थ).—m.

(-rthaḥ) Act, tending to a main object. E. prayoga aim or end, and artha purpose.

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

Prayogārtha (प्रयोगार्थ):—[from prayoga > pra-yuj] mfn. having the sense of prayoga, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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