Prekshya, Prekṣya: 6 definitions


Prekshya 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 Prekṣya can be transliterated into English as Preksya or Prekshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prekṣya (प्रेक्ष्य).—q. v.

See also (synonyms): prekṣaṇīya.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Prekṣya (प्रेक्ष्य).—adj. (= Pali -pekkha; to Sanskrit prekṣā plus ya; seems not used in Sanskrit in this meaning), intending…: hāsya-prekṣyam (adv.) api [Prātimokṣasūtra des Sarvāstivādins] 518.11; 519.1, even intending a jest. (Pali correspondent, Vin. iv.123.14, hāsāpekkho, containing -apekkha.)

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

Prekṣya (प्रेक्ष्य).—[adjective] = prekṣitavya + worth seeing.

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

1) Prekṣya (प्रेक्ष्य):—[from prekṣ] mfn. to be seen, visible, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] to be looked at or regarded, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] worth seeing, sightly, [Kālidāsa; Rājataraṅgiṇī]

[Sanskrit to German]

Prekshya 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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