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प्रधान

SanskritEdit

AdjectiveEdit

प्रधान (pradhāna)

  1. chief, foremost, most important
  2. pre-eminent
  3. better, superior (MBh., Kāv., etc.)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

प्रधान (pradhānam

  1. name of a king (MBh.)
  2. chief companion to the king, noble (L.)
  3. elephant driver (L.)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

प्रधान (pradhānan

  1. the most important or essential part of something (KātyŚr., Mn., MBh., etc.)
  2. origin of the universe, original matter (IW.)
  3. base matter (Sarvad.)
  4. universal soul (L.)
  5. intellect, understanding (L.)
  6. chief companion to the king, noble (L.)
  7. elephant driver (L.)
  8. (grammar) the primary member of a compound

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0680