Prayogin: 7 definitions



Prayogin 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prayogin (प्रयोगिन्).—a.

1) Using, employing.

2) Having an object in view.

3) Prompting, stimulating. -m. Performer (rituals &c.); तत्र कर्मणि विपर्यणीनमन् मन्त्रमूहकुशलाः प्रयोगिणः (tatra karmaṇi viparyaṇīnaman mantramūhakuśalāḥ prayogiṇaḥ) Śi.14.23.

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

Prayogin (प्रयोगिन्).—mfn. (-gī-ginī-gi) Having some object in view, calculated for some particular purpose. E. prayoga object, and ini aff.

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

Prayogin (प्रयोगिन्).—[adjective] being employed, usual.

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

1) Prayogin (प्रयोगिन्):—[from pra-yuj] mfn. being employed or used, applicable, usual (gi-tva n.), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] having some object in view, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] performing (on the stage)

4) [v.s. ...] m. an actor, [Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra]

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

Prayogin (प्रयोगिन्):—[pra-yogin] (gī-ginī-gi) a. Having some object in view, preliminary.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prayogin 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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