Punyapratapa, Puṇyapratāpa, Punya-pratapa: 5 definitions


Punyapratapa 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

puṇyapratāpa (पुण्यप्रताप).—m (S) The might and efficacy, or the weight and dignity, of virtue, or of the merit acquired by a course of virtuous acts.

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

puṇyapratāpa (पुण्यप्रताप).—m The might and efficacy of virtue.

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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»] — Punyapratapa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṇyapratāpa (पुण्यप्रताप).—the efficacy of virtue or moral merit.

Derivable forms: puṇyapratāpaḥ (पुण्यप्रतापः).

Puṇyapratāpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and pratāpa (प्रताप).

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

Puṇyapratāpa (पुण्यप्रताप).—m.

(-paḥ) The efficacy of moral merit.

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

Puṇyapratāpa (पुण्यप्रताप):—[=puṇya-pratāpa] [from puṇya] m. the efficacy of virtue or of religious merit, [ib.]

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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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