Prush, Pruṣ: 5 definitions


Prush means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 term Pruṣ can be transliterated into English as Prus or Prush, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pruṣ (प्रुष्).—I. 1. P. (proṣati, pruṣṭa)

1) To burn, consume.

2) To reduce to ashes. -II. 9 P. (puṣṇāti)

1) To become wet or moist.

2) To pour out, sprinkle.

3) To fill.

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

Pruṣ (प्रुष्).—[pruṣa] r. 1st cl. (u) pruṣu (proṣati) To burn, to consume with fire. r. 9th cl. (puṣṇāti) To be unctuous or bland. 2. To sprinkle. 3. To fill. 4. To set free. 5. To be fond of or kind to.

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

Pruṣ (प्रुष्).—pruṣṇoti pruṣṇute (pruṣyati), [participle] pruṣita sprinkle, wet, moisten.

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

1) Pruṣ (प्रुष्):—1. pruṣ [class] 5. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] pruṣṇoti, ṇute ([future] proṣiṣyate, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]; [perfect tense] puproṣa [Aorist] aproṣīt, [grammar]),

—to sprinkle, shower, wet, moisten, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā];—[class] 10. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] (or [Nominal verb]) pruṣāyati, te idem, [Ṛg-veda];—[class] 9. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxxi, 55]) pruṣṇāti (p. pruṣṇat, [Brāhmaṇa]), idem;

—to become wet, fill, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]; [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] pruṣyati See vi-√pruṣ.

2) cf. [Latin] pruīna for prusvīna; [Gothic] frius; [German] friosan, frieren; [English] freeze.

3) 2. pruṣ (ifc.) See abhraand ghṛta-pruṣ.

4) 3. pruṣ [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xvii, 53]) to burn.

5) Prūṣ (प्रूष्):—(for pruṣ). See aṣṭā-pruṣ.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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