Prayudh, Prāyudh: 5 definitions


Prayudh 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

Prāyudh (प्रायुध्).—4 Ā. To fight; उन्मूर्धानः संनिपत्यापरान्तैः प्रायुध्यन्त स्पष्टदन्तध्वनीभाः (unmūrdhānaḥ saṃnipatyāparāntaiḥ prāyudhyanta spaṣṭadantadhvanībhāḥ) Śiśupālavadha 18.32.

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

Prayudh (प्रयुध्).—[adjective] attacking.

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Prayudh (प्रयुध्).—(begin to) fight, attack ([accusative]). [Causative] cause to open the fight. maṃpra (begin to) fight.

Prayudh is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and yudh (युध्).

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

1) Prayudh (प्रयुध्):—[=pra-√yudh] a [Ātmanepada] -yudhyate (rarely [Parasmaipada] ti), to begin to fight, attack, fight with ([accusative]), [Ṛg-veda; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa] :

—[Causal] -yodhayati, to cause to begin to fight, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra];

—to attack, combat, [Harivaṃśa] :

—[Desiderative] [Ātmanepada] -yuyutsate, to wish to fight with ([instrumental case]), [Mahābhārata]

2) [=pra-yudh] b mfn. attacking, assailing, [Ṛg-veda v, 59, 5.]

3) Prāyudh (प्रायुध्):—[=prā-yudh] [from prā] a f. (?) fight, battle

4) [=prā-√yudh] b (pra-ā-√yudh) [Ātmanepada] -yudhyate, to fight, [Śiśupāla-vadha xviii, 32.]

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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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