Puratas: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puratas (पुरतस्).—ind.

1) Before, in front (opp. paścāt); पश्यामि तामित इतः पुरतश्च पश्चात् (paśyāmi tāmita itaḥ purataśca paścāt) Māl.1.4; in the presence of; यं यं पश्यसि तस्य तस्य पुरतो मा ब्रूहि दीनं वचः (yaṃ yaṃ paśyasi tasya tasya purato mā brūhi dīnaṃ vacaḥ) Bh.2.51.

2) Afterwards; इयं च तेऽन्या पुरतो विडम्बना (iyaṃ ca te'nyā purato viḍambanā) Ku.5.7 (ādāveva Malli.); Amaru.43.

3) Before (in time).

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

Puratas (पुरतस्).—Ind. Before, in front of. E. pur to precede, aff. atasuc.

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

Puratas (पुरतस्).—[pura + tas] (cf. purā), adv. 1. Before, in front (with gen.), [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 39, 6. 2. Forward, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 65, 7.

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

Puratas (पुरतस्).—[adverb] & [preposition] in front, before ([space and time]), in presence of ([genetive] or —°).

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

1) Puratas (पुरतस्):—[=pura-tas] [from pura > pur] a ind. before (in place or time), in front or in presence of ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Kaṭha-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [=pura-tas] b See p. 634, col. 2.

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

Puratas (पुरतस्):—[pura-tas] adv. Before.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Puratas (पुरतस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Purao.

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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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