Prithaja, Pṛthāja, Pritha-ja: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Pṛthāja can be transliterated into English as Prthaja or Prithaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛthāja (पृथाज).—an epithet of the first three Pāṇḍava princes, but generally applied only to Arjuna; अश्वत्थामा हत इति पृथासूनुना स्पष्टमुक्त्वा (aśvatthāmā hata iti pṛthāsūnunā spaṣṭamuktvā) Ve.3.9; अभितस्तं पृधासूनुः स्नेहेन परितस्तरे (abhitastaṃ pṛdhāsūnuḥ snehena paritastare) Ki.11.8.

Derivable forms: pṛthājaḥ (पृथाजः).

Pṛthāja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthā and ja (ज). See also (synonyms): pṛthātanaya, pṛthāsuta, pṛthāsūnu.

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

Pṛthāja (पृथाज).—m.

(-jaḥ) 1. The son of Kunti, “Arjuna,” &c. 2. Name of a tree. E. pṛthā, and ja born.

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

1) Pṛthāja (पृथाज):—[=pṛthā-ja] [from pṛthā > pṛth] m. ‘son of P°’, Name of Arjuna, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Pentaptera Arjuna, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pṛthāja (पृथाज):—[pṛthā-ja] (jaḥ) 1. m. Arjuna; a tree.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prithaja in German

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