Pritana, Pṛtanā, Pṛtana: 11 definitions
Pritana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 terms Pṛtanā and Pṛtana can be transliterated into English as Prtana or Pritana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Pṛtanā (पृतना).—The name of a division of the army. (See under Akṣauhiṇī).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pṛtanā (पृतना).—f S An army. Ex. pṛ0 vastrēṅkarūna || ghātalēṃ pṛthvīsa pālāṇa ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
pṛtanā (पृतना).—f An army.
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
1) A hostile encounter.
2) An army.
Derivable forms: pṛtanam (पृतनम्).
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1) An army (in general).
2) A division of an army consisting of 243 elephants, as many chariots, 729 horse, and 1215 foot; see अक्षौहिणी (akṣauhiṇī).
3) Battle, fight, encounter.
4) A hostile army.
5) (pl.) Men, mankind (Ved.).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-nā) 1. An army. 2. A small army or division consisting of 243 elephants, as many chariots, 729 horse, and 1215 foot. 3. Fight, encounter. E. pṛ to fill, tanan aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pṛtanā (पृतना).—f., the base of many cases is pṛt. 1. Battle,
Pṛtana (पृतन).—[neuter] hostile army; [feminine] ā the same or = [preceding]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pṛtana (पृतन):—[from pṛt] n. an army or a hostile encounter, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]
2) Pṛtanā (पृतना):—[from pṛtana > pṛt] a f. See next.
3) [v.s. ...] b f. battle, contest, strife, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] a hostile armament, army, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. (in later times [especially] a small army or division consisting of 243 elephants, as many chariots, 729 horse, and 1215 foot = 3 Vāhinīs)
5) [v.s. ...] [plural] men, mankind, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska ii.3.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pṛtanā (पृतना):—(nā) 1. f. An army; a detachment; 243 elephants and chariots, 729 horse, 1215 foot.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) n. feindliches Treffen , Heer. —
2) f. pṛtanā — a) Kampf , Treffen , Wettstreit. — b) feindliches Treffen , Heer. Im System eine aus 245 Elephanten , 245 Wagen , 729 Reitern und 1215 Fusssoldaten bestehende Heeresabtheilung. — c) *Pl. Menschen.
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