Suprabhata, Suprabhātā, Su-prabhata: 14 definitions

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Suprabhata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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 Suprabhat.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Suprabhata in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Suprabhātā (सुप्रभाता).—(River) in Plakṣadvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 4.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Suprabhāta.—(IA 12), name of the morning worship at the Rāmeśvara temple. Note: suprabhāta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

suprabhāta (सुप्रभात).—n (S su Enhancing particle, prabhāta Morning.) The break of day; the earliest dawn. 2 Used as ad also suprabhā or suprabhātēṃ ad At the break of day; at the peep of light.

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

suprabhāta (सुप्रभात).—n The break of day. ad At the break of day.

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

Suprabhāta (सुप्रभात).—

1) an auspicious dawn or day-break; दिष्टथा सुप्रभातमद्य यदयं देवो दृष्टः (diṣṭathā suprabhātamadya yadayaṃ devo dṛṣṭaḥ) Uttararāmacarita 6.

2) the earliest dawn.

Derivable forms: suprabhātam (सुप्रभातम्).

Suprabhāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and prabhāta (प्रभात).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Suprabhātā (सुप्रभाता).—name of a devakumārikā in the southern quarter: Mahāvastu iii.307.9; corresp. to Suprathamā of Lalitavistara.

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

Suprabhāta (सुप्रभात).—n.

(-taṃ) 1. An auspicious dawn. 2. The earliest dawn. E. su, and prabhāta shining.

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

Suprabhāta (सुप्रभात).—[neuter] a beautiful day-break or morning.

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

1) Suprabhāta (सुप्रभात):—[=su-prabhāta] [from su > su-pakva] mf(ā)n. beautifully illuminated by dawn, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) Suprabhātā (सुप्रभाता):—[=su-prabhātā] [from su-prabhāta > su > su-pakva] f. Name of a river, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) Suprabhāta (सुप्रभात):—[=su-prabhāta] [from su > su-pakva] n. a beautiful dawn or day break, [Kāvya literature]

4) [v.s. ...] the earliest dawn, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

5) [v.s. ...] a morning prayer, [Vāmana-purāṇa]

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

Suprabhāta (सुप्रभात):—[su-prabhāta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Enlightened.

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

Suprabhāta (सुप्रभात) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Supahāya.

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Suprabhata in German

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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»] — Suprabhata in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Suprabhāta (सुप्रभात) [Also spelled suprabhat]:—(nm) good/auspicious/happy morning.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Suprabhata in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Suprabhāta (ಸುಪ್ರಭಾತ):—

1) [noun] the auspicious moment of the day-break.

2) [noun] a greeting used in the morning.

3) [noun] a devotional hymn or song used in the morning prayers.

4) [noun] (sarc.) scoldings got in the morning.

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