Protsahana, Prōtsahana, Protsāhana: 11 definitions

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Introduction:

Protsahana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Protsahan.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Protsahana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prōtsahana (प्रोत्सहन) [or प्रोत्साहन, prōtsāhana].—n S Encouraging, stimulating, arousing to bold and vigorous effort.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

prōtsahana (प्रोत्सहन) [or prōtsāhana, or प्रोत्साहन].—n Encouragement.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Protsahana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन).—Inciting, stimulating, instigating, prompting.

Derivable forms: protsāhanam (प्रोत्साहनम्).

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

Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन).—n.

(-naṃ) Instigating, exciting, stimulating E. pra and ut before, sah to bear, causal v., lyuṭ aff.

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

Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन).—i. e. pra-ud -sah, [Causal.], + ana, n. Instigating, Da- śak. in Chr. 180, 23.

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

Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन).—[neuter] instigation, stimulation.

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

Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन):—[=prot-sāhana] [from prot-sah] n. ([from] [Causal]) the act of inspiriting or inciting, instigation, invitation to ([compound]), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

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

Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Instigating.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन):—(vom caus. von sah mit prod) n. das Muthmachen, Aufstacheln, Reizen [Mahābhārata 1, 422. 456.] aśaktānāmivāsmākaṃ protsāhananimittakam . śrutaṃ te vacanam [?5, 5597. Rāmāyaṇa 6, 12, 7. Daśakumāracarita in Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 180, 23.] aniyujyamānaśilpopāya [Kullūka] zu [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 9, 259.] dharmaśrāvaṇaprotsāhanakathā [DVĀVIṂŚATYAVAD. 4.]

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Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन):—[Sāhityadarpana 471. 491.] protsāhanā [148, 18.]

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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

[«previous next»] — Protsahana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Protsāhana (प्रोत्साहन) [Also spelled protsahan]:—(nm) encouragement, boosting up; incentive; hence ~[hita] encouraged, given incentive.

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