Prekshin, Prekṣin: 7 definitions


Prekshin 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 Prekṣin can be transliterated into English as Preksin or Prekshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prekṣin (प्रेक्षिन्).—a. (-ṇī f.)

1) Looking at, viewing.

2) Watching narrowly, observing carefully.

3) Having the eyes or glance of, looking like, as in मृगप्रेक्षणी (mṛgaprekṣaṇī).

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

Prekṣin (प्रेक्षिन्).—i. e. pra-īkṣ + in, adj., f. iṇī, Seeing, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 52, 13.

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

Prekṣin (प्रेक्षिन्).—[adjective] looking at, watching (—°).

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

1) Prekṣin (प्रेक्षिन्):—[from prekṣ] mfn. looking at, viewing, regarding (kṣi-tva n.), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) having the eyes or glance of (cf. mṛga-p).

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

Prekṣin (प्रेक्षिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pecchi, Pehi.

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Prekshin 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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