Presha, Preṣa: 9 definitions

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Presha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Preṣa can be transliterated into English as Presa or Presha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Press.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Preṣa (प्रेष) refers to the “deputing of servants ”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 7.154)

Dharmashastra book cover
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Preṣa (प्रेष).—

1) Urging on.

2) Affliction, pain, sorrow.

Derivable forms: preṣaḥ (प्रेषः).

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

Preṣa (प्रेष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) 1. Sending, directing, dispatching. 2. Pain, affliction. E. pra before, iṣ to go or send, aff. ac .

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

Preṣa (प्रेष).—[masculine] impulse, zeal.

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

1) Preṣa (प्रेष):—m. urging on, impelling, impulse, [ib. i, 68, 5]

2) sending, dispatching, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) pain, affliction, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Preṣa (प्रेष):—[pre+ṣa] (ṛ) preṣate 1. d. To go.

2) [v.s. ...] (ṣaḥ) 1. m. Sending; pain.

[Sanskrit to German]

Presha 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Presa (प्रेस) [Also spelled press]:—(nm) a printing press; the newspapers (in general); —[ekṭa] the press act; —[meṃ honā, kisī cīja kā] to be under print.

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