Pric, Pṛc: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Pṛc can be transliterated into English as Prc or Pric, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prich.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛc (पृच्).—I. 2 Ā. (pṛkte, pṛkṇa) To come in contact with. -II. 7 P. (pṛṇakti, pṛkta)

1) To bring into contact with, join, unite; एवं वदन् दाशरथिरपृणग्धनुषा शरम् (evaṃ vadan dāśarathirapṛṇagdhanuṣā śaram) Bhaṭṭikāvya 6.39.

2) To mix, mingle.

3) To be in contact with, touch.

4) To satisfy, fill, satiate.

5) To augment, increase,

6) Ved. To give or grant bountifully. -III. 1 P., 1 U. (parcati, parcayati-te)

1) To touch, come in contact with.

2) To hinder, oppose.

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

Pṛc (पृच्).—[(ī)pṛcī] r. 2nd cl. (pṛkte) r. 7th cl. (pṛṇakti) To touch, to be or bring in contact. r. 1st and 10th cls. (parcati parcayati-te) 1. To hinder or restrain. 2. To touch. samparke adā0 ātma0 aka0 seṭ . saṃyamane saka0 samparke aka0 cu0 ubha0 pakṣe bhvā0 para0 seṭ .

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

Pṛc (पृच्).—ii. 7, [Parasmaipada.], and ii. 2, [Ātmanepada.], and pṛñc PṚÑC, ii. 2, [Ātmanepada.] 1. To mix. 2. To unite, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 4, 1. 3. To fill, Mahābhārata 1, 3659. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. pṛkta, 1. Touched. 2. Touching.

— With the prep. anu anu, anupṛkta, Mixed.

— With sam sam, saṃpṛkta, 1. Mixed. 2. United, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 322; near to, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 142.

— Cf. probably [Latin] plicare, plecto; [Gothic.] flahta; [Old High German.] flehtan; also [Anglo-Saxon.] folgian.

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

Pṛc (पृच्).—1. pṛṇakti pṛṅkte etc., [participle] pṛkta (q.v.) mix, mingle, unite or combine with ([instrumental], [rarely] [locative]); fill, satiate; bestow richly, lavish upon ([locative]); augment, increase.

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Pṛc (पृच्).—2. [feminine] refreshment.

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

1) Pṛc (पृच्):—1. pṛc [class] 7. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxix, 25]) pṛṇakti [Ātmanepada] pṛṅkte (or [class] 2. pṛkte, [Dhātupāṭha xxiv, 20]; [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] pṛñcati, [Atharva-veda]; [class] 3. [Parasmaipada] pipṛgdhi, pipṛkta, [Ṛg-veda]; [perfect tense] papṛcuḥ, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]; papṛcāsi, cyāt, cāna, [Ṛg-veda]; [Aorist] parcas p. pṛcāna, [ib.]; Prec. pricīmahi [ib.]; aprāk, [Atharva-veda]; apṛkṣi, kta, [ib.]; aparcīt, ciṣṭa [grammar]; [future] parciṣyati, te, parcitā, [ib.]; [infinitive mood] -pṛce, -pṛcas, [Ṛg-veda]),

—to mix, mingle, put together with ([instrumental case], rarely [locative case]; dhanuṣā śaram, ‘to fix the arrow upon the bow’ [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]), unite, join, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to fill ([Ātmanepada] one’s self?), sate, satiate, [Ṛg-veda; Mahābhārata];

—to give lavishly, grant bountifully, bestow anything ([accusative] or [genitive case]) richly upon ([dative case]), [Ṛg-veda];

—to increase, augment, [ib.] ([probably] connected with √pṝ, to fill; cf. also √pṛj.)

2) 2. pṛc f. food, nourishment, refreshment, [Ṛg-veda v, 74, 10] (cf. ghṛta-, madhu-).

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

Pṛc (पृच्):—(la, ī, ṅa) pṛkte 2. d. To touch. (dha, ī) pṛṇakti 7. a. Idem. (ki) parcati, parcayati 1. 10. a. To touch; to hinder.

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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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