Prer: 3 definitions

Introduction

Prer 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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prer (प्रेर्).—Caus.

1) To set in motion, move.

2) To push or urge on, propel, impel, send forth; यात्रायै प्रेरयामास तं शक्तेः प्रथमं शरत् (yātrāyai prerayāmāsa taṃ śakteḥ prathamaṃ śarat) R.4..24 (v. l.).

3) To incite, instigate, set on.

4) To cast, direct (as eyes); नयने यत् प्रेरयन्त्या तया (nayane yat prerayantyā tayā) Ś.2.2.

5) To throw, hurl.

6) To send forth, despatch,

7) To utter.

8) To ask.

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

Prer (प्रेर्).—stir, move, come forth; rise, sound. [Causative] drive on, send forth; push on, press urge; turn, direct; emit, utter, pronounce.

vi (also [Causative]) split, divide.

Prer is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and īr (ईर्).

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

Prer (प्रेर्):—(pra-√īr) [Ātmanepada] prerte, to move (intrans.), come forth, arise, appear, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] [Causal] prerayati, to set in motion, push on, drive forwards, urge, stimulate, excite, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to send, dispatch, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa];

—to turn, direct (the eyes), [Rāmāyaṇa; Śakuntalā] ([varia lectio]);

—to raise (the voice), utter, pronounce (words, prayers etc.), [Ṛg-veda]; etc.

context information

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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