प्रातर् ind. 1 At day-break, at dawn, early in the morning. -2 Early on the morrow, the next or tomorrow morning. -Comp. -अनुवाकः the hymn with which the प्रातःसवन begins; one of the Vedic Anuvākas in the Soma-yāga; प्रातरनुवाकं जाग्रदुपासीत Kāty. ŚS.; पुरा प्रातरनुवाकस्योपाकरणाज्जघनेन गार्हपत्यस्योदङ्मुख उपविश्य स वासवं सामाभिर्गायति Ch. Up.2.24.3. -अह्नः the early part of the day, forenoon. -आशः, -भोजनम् morning meal, breakfast; अन्यथा प्रातराशाय कुर्याम त्वामलं वयम् Bk. 8.98; मृगान् पञ्चशतं चैव प्रातराशं ददामि ते Mb.3.267.13. -आशिन् m. one who has breakfasted or taken his morning meal. -कर्मन् n., -कार्यम्, -कृत्यम् (प्रातःकर्म &c.) a morning ceremony; a morning duty or rite (worship, prayer &c.). -कालः (प्रातःकालः) morning time. -गेयः a bard whose duty it is to wake the king or any great personage in the morning with appropriate songs. -चन्द्रः (प्रातश्चन्द्रः) the moon in the morning. ˚द्युति a. pale. -त्रिवर्गा (प्रातस्त्रिवर्गा) the river Ganges. -दिनम् forenoon. -दोहः morning milk. -प्रहरः (प्रातःप्रहरः) the first watch of the day. -भोक्तृ m. a crow. -भोजनम् morning meal, breakfast. -संध्या (प्रातःसंध्या) 1 the morning twilight. -2 the morning devotions or Sandhyā adoration of a Brāhmaṇa. -समयः (प्रातःसमयः) morning-time, day-break. -सवः, -सवनम् (प्रातःसवः &c.) the morning libation of Soma. -स्नानम् (प्रातःस्नानम्) morning ablution. -होम morning sacrifice.
fp. to be recited early in the morning; -anuvâká, m. early recitation (the litany with which the Prâtah savana begins); -anta, a. ending in the morning; -apavarga, a. id.; -abhivâda, m. morning greeting; -avanegá, m. morning ablution; -ahna, m. early part of the day, forenoon; -âsa, m. morning meal, breakfast; -âsita, pp. having taken one's morning meal, having breakfasted; -âhutí, f.morning sacri fice (the second half of the daily Agnihotra sacrifice).
m. morning prayer; -nâdin, m. (crowing early), cock; -dugdhá, (pp.) n. morning milk; -doha, m. id.; morn ing milking; -yagña, m. morning sacrifice; -y&asharp;van, a. going out early; -yuktá, a. yoked early (car); -yúg, a. yoking early; yoked early; -vastri, a. shining early; -huta, n., -homa, m. early sacrifice.
indeclinable at dawn (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
in the early morning (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Morning personified (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
next morning (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to-morrow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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