Prita, Prīta, Prītā: 13 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Prīta (प्रीत).—A Carakādhvaryu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 33. 13.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā
Prītā (प्रीता) refers to the “joy (of the dharma)”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly as The Lord said: “O Śāriputra, the Bodhisattva, the great being, Gaganagañja is coming here to see, praise, serve me, and attain this exposition of the dharma (dharma-paryāya), A Chapter of the Great Collection. Also he is coming with the assembly of all Bodhisattvas who have gathered from the worlds of the ten directions for the sake of the joy of the dharma (dharma-prītā), happiness (sukha), the source of great joy (prāmodya), the upholding of the great vehicle, and the wings of awakening (bodhipakṣika) of all Bodhisattvas”.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prīta (प्रीत).—p (S) Beloved or loved. 2 S Pleased, gratified.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prīta (प्रीत).—p. p. [prī-kartari kta]
1) Pleased, delighted, rejoiced, gladdened; प्रीतास्मि ते पुत्र वरं वृणीष्व (prītāsmi te putra varaṃ vṛṇīṣva) R.2.63;1.81; 12.94.
2) Glad, happy, joyful; Meghadūta 4.
4) Dear, beloved.
5) Kind, affectionate.
-tam 1 Jest, mirth.
2) Delight, pleasure.
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Prītā (प्रीता).—A symbolic expression for the sound (ṣa); Rām. Up.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Pleased, happy, glad. 2. Pleased or satisfied with. 3. Gracicus, kind, affectionate. 4. Beloved, dear to. n.
(-taṃ) Pleasure, delight. E. prī to please, aff. kta .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prīta (प्रीत).—[adjective] pleased, satisfied with ([instrumental], [locative], or —°), glad, cheerful; loved, dear.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prīta (प्रीत):—[from prī] mfn. pleased, delighted, satisfied, joyful, glad
2) [v.s. ...] pl° or d° or s° with, j° at, g° of (with [instrumental case] [locative case] [genitive case], or ifc.), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
3) [v.s. ...] beloved, dear to ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Cāṇakya; Hitopadeśa]
4) [v.s. ...] kind (as speech), [Hitopadeśa]
5) Prītā (प्रीता):—[from prīta > prī] f. a symbolical expression for the sound ṣ, [Rāmatāpanīya-upaniṣad] ([varia lectio] pītā)
6) Prīta (प्रीत):—[from prī] n. jest, mirth, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] pleasure, delight, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prīta (प्रीत):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Pleased; kind; beloved. n. Pleasure, delight.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Prīta (प्रीत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pīa.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Prīta (प्रीत):—(nf) see [prīti].
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] satisfied; gratified.
2) [adjective] pleased; delighted.
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1) [noun] a satisfied, gratified man.
2) [noun] a man who is pleased, delighted.
3) [noun] a beloved man.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+12): Pritachitta, Pritacitta, Pritakchhada, Pritam, Pritama, Pritamanas, Pritamanasa, Pritana, Pritanadhikara, Pritanahava, Pritanaj, Pritanaja, Pritanajaya, Pritanaji, Pritanajit, Pritanajya, Pritanani, Pritanapati, Pritanasah, Pritanasaha.
Ends with (+6): Abhiprita, Anaprita, Aprita, Asprita, Avyaprita, Dharmaprita, Hasty-ashv-oshtra-bala-vyaprita, Hasty-ashva-jana-vyaprita, Hetaprita, Kutumbakavyaprita, Kutumbavyaprita, Manuprita, Natiprita, Naubala-hasty-ashva-go-mahisha-aja-avika-adi-vyaprita, Niprita, Paramaprita, Pariprita, Raviprita, Samgitavyaprita, Samprita.
Full-text (+37): Pritatman, Samprita, Pritacitta, Pritamanas, Priti, Pritatara, Sampritamanasa, Pia, Pritamanasa, Paramasamhrishta, Natiprita, Apritapa, Manuprita, Abhiprita, Paramaprita, Jayanteya, Pariprita, Anvarambhana, Prototsadana, Sampritimat.
Search found 26 books and stories containing Prita, Prīta, Prītā; (plurals include: Pritas, Prītas, Prītās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 10.66.14 < [Sukta 66]
Rig Veda 3.57.2 < [Sukta 57]
Rig Veda 4.2.10 < [Sukta 2]
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 5.19.23 < [Chapter 19 - The Festival on Śrī Kṛṣṇa Return]
Verse 8.13.32 < [Chapter 13 - A Thousand Names of Lord Balarāma]
Verse 2.22.25 < [Chapter 22 - The Rāsa-dance Pastime]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.2.145 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
Verse 3.7.162 < [Chapter 7 - Pastimes in Śrī Gadādhara’s Garden]
Verse 3.7.82 < [Chapter 7 - Pastimes in Śrī Gadādhara’s Garden]
Prashna Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)