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Grammar Search
"pravara" has 2 results
pravara: masculine vocative singular stem: pravara
pravara: neuter vocative singular stem: pravara
Monier-Williams Search
54 results for pravara
Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
pravaramf(ā-)n. (fr. pra-+ vara-or fr. pra-2. vṛ-;for 2. and 3.See p.693) most excellent, chief, principal, best etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaramf(ā-)n. eldest (son) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaramf(ā-)n. better than (ablative) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaramf(ā-)n. greater (opp. to sama-,"equal", and nyūna-,"smaller") View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaramf(ā-)n. (in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound') eminent, distinguished by View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. a black variety of Phaseolus Mungo View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. Opuntia Dillenii View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. Name of a messenger of the gods and friend of indra- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. of a dānava- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaran. aloe wood View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaran. a particular high number View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. (for 1.See p.690) a cover ( pra-vāra-; see ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. an upper garment View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. a call, summons (especially of a Brahman to priestly functions) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. an invocation of agni- at the beginning of a sacrifice, a series of ancestors (so called because agni- is invited to bear the oblations to the gods as he did for the sacrificer's progenitors, the names of the 4 10 5 most nearly connected with the ancient ṛṣi-s being then added) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. a family, race View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaram. an ancestor (f(ī-). ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravarabhūpatim. equals -sena- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaradarpaṇam. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaradhātum. precious metal View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaradīpikāf. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravarajanam. a person of quality View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravarakalyāṇamfn. eminently beautiful View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravarakāṇḍamn. a chapter about a series of ancestors View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravarakhaṇḍamn. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaralalitan. Name of a metre View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaramañjarīf. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaramūrdhajamfn. having beautiful hair View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaraṇan. (for 2.See under pra-2. vṛ-) the festivities at the end of the rainy season View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaraṇan. (for 1.See above) a call, summons, invocation (ati-prav-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaraṇan. any religious ceremony or observance (equals anu-ṣṭhāna-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaranirṇayam. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaraṇīyamfn. fit for religious observance View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaranṛpatim. Name of a prince (equals -sena-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravarapuran. Name of a town in kaśmīra- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravararatnan. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravararūpamf(ā-)n. having a beautiful form View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravarasenam. Name of 2 princes of kaśmīra- (see -nṛpati-and -bhūpati-) (see ) . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaravāhanam. dual number "having the best horses", Name of the aśvin-s
pravaravaṃśajamfn. descended from a noble family View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pravaravatmfn. having a series of ancestors View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
atipravaraṇan. excess in choosing. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
dvijātipravaram. a man belonging to the first twice-born caste, ibidem or 'in the same place or book or text' as the preceding View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotrapravaradīpam. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hotṛpravaram. election of a hotṛ- (also Name of work) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
mahāpravarabhāṣyan. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
mahāpravaranirṇayam. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pakṣipravaram. "most excellent among bird's"Name of garuḍa- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
putrapravaram. the eldest son View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
raghupravaram. "best of raghu-s", Name of rāma- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
samānapravaragrantham. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
samānārṣapravaramf(ā-)n. descended from the same ṛṣi- and having the same pravara-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śaṅkhapravaram. an excellent or the best shell View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
tatpravaravatmfn. having (his or) their line of ancestors View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Apte Search
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pravara प्रवर a. 1 Chief, principal, most excellent or distinguished, best, exalted; भीष्मः कुरूणां प्रवरः Mb. 3.85.116; संकेतके चिरयति प्रवरो विनोदः MK.3.3; Ms. 1.27; Ghaṭ.16. -2 Eldest. -रः A call, summons. -2 A particular invocation addressed to Agni by a Brāhmaṇa at the consecration of his fire. -3 A line of ancestors. -4 A race, family, lineage. -5 An ancestor. -6 A Muni or noble ancestor who contributes to the credit of a particular gotra or family; said to be the friend of Indra; पुरश्चकार प्रवरं वरं यमायन् सखायं ददर्श तया सः N.14.62; cf. पञ्च˚, त्रि˚. -7 Offspring, descendants. -8 A cover, covering. -9 An upper garment. -1 One of the 42 Gotras. -रा N. of a river falling into the Godāvarī. -रम् 1 Aloe-wood -2 A particular high number; Buddh. -Comp. -कल्याण a. eminently beautiful. -जनः a person of quality. -धातुः precious metal. -ललितम् N. of a metre with each line of sixteen syllables; V. Ratna. See appendix. -वाहनौ (du.) an epithet of the two Aśvins.
pravaraṇam प्रवरणम् 1 Call, summons &c. -2 (With Buddhists) Festivities at the end of the rainy season.
Vedic Index of
Names and Subjects
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pravara Denotes properly the 'summons' addressed to Agni at the begining of the sacrifice to perform his functionṣ But as Agni was then invoked by the names of the ancestors of the Purohita, the term Pravara denotes the series of ancestors invokeḍ
pravara Denotes a ‘ covering ’ or ‘ woollen cloth ’ in the Brhadāranyaka Upanisad.
Bloomfield Vedic
Concordance
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brahman pravarāyāśrāvayiṣyāmi Apś.2.15.3; Mś.1.3.1.24.
Vedabase Search
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pravara bestCC Antya 1.165
pravara excellentSB 5.3.3
SB 5.3.4-5
pravara highestSB 5.1.6
pravara O You who are the bestSB 10.37.10-11
pravara of the bestSB 5.24.12
pravara Pravara (in some readings, Pauvara)SB 9.24.52
pravara-antaram differences between one anotherSB 9.16.37
pravara-antaram differences between one anotherSB 9.16.37
pravara most eminentSB 10.37.24
pravara the bestSB 10.46.1
pravara the most eminentSB 10.43.26-27
pravara the most exaltedSB 10.37.9
pravara who was the bestSB 10.8.48
pravaram most honoredSB 5.9.1-2
pravaram uniqueSB 4.12.27
pravarasya the bestSB 7.10.47
adri-pravaram the best among mountainsSB 4.6.8
amara-pravaram the chief of the demigodsSB 4.24.24-25
ańgiraḥ-pravarasya who came in the dynasty of the great saint AńgirāSB 5.9.1-2
ańgiraḥ-pravara-sutam the son of the brāhmaṇa descending from the Āńgirā familySB 5.9.13
bahu-ṛca-pravara the best of those conversant with the ṛg VedaSB 9.17.1-3
brahma-ṛṣi-pravara-sabhāyām in a meeting of first-class brāhmaṇasSB 5.4.19
deva-pravarau two very beautiful demigodsSB 4.12.20
deva-pravara the chief of the demigodsSB 8.6.3-7
deva-pravarau two eminent demigodsSB 10.20.2
nānā-maṇi-pravara of valuable gemsSB 5.24.9
nānā-maṇi-pravara of valuable gemsSB 5.24.9
pārṣada-pravarau important associatesSB 3.16.35
sva-pārṣada-pravaraiḥ the best of personal assistantsSB 5.20.40
pārṣada-pravarau two exalted attendantsSB 7.1.33
sarit-pravara of the GangesSB 3.28.22
brahma-ṛṣi-pravara-sabhāyām in a meeting of first-class brāhmaṇasSB 5.4.19
ańgiraḥ-pravara-sutam the son of the brāhmaṇa descending from the Āńgirā familySB 5.9.13
nānā-maṇi-pravara of valuable gemsSB 5.24.9
vīra-pravara the chief of the heroesSB 4.23.13
rāja-ṛṣi-pravara most exalted among the saintly royal orderSB 5.15.6
deva-pravara the chief of the demigodsSB 8.6.3-7
putra-pravara the prominent sonSB 9.7.1
bahu-ṛca-pravara the best of those conversant with the ṛg VedaSB 9.17.1-3
ṛṣi-pravara the best of sagesSB 11.4.6
sva-pārṣada-pravaraiḥ the best of personal assistantsSB 5.20.40
vṛṣṇi-pravaraiḥ by the most eminent of the VṛṣṇisSB 10.78.13-15
adri-pravaram the best among mountainsSB 4.6.8
amara-pravaram the chief of the demigodsSB 4.24.24-25
śatajit-pravaram headed by ŚatajitSB 5.15.14-15
ańgiraḥ-pravarasya who came in the dynasty of the great saint AńgirāSB 5.9.1-2
pārṣada-pravarau important associatesSB 3.16.35
deva-pravarau two very beautiful demigodsSB 4.12.20
pārṣada-pravarau two exalted attendantsSB 7.1.33
deva-pravarau two eminent demigodsSB 10.20.2
putra-pravara the prominent sonSB 9.7.1
rāja-ṛṣi-pravara most exalted among the saintly royal orderSB 5.15.6
bahu-ṛca-pravara the best of those conversant with the ṛg VedaSB 9.17.1-3
brahma-ṛṣi-pravara-sabhāyām in a meeting of first-class brāhmaṇasSB 5.4.19
rāja-ṛṣi-pravara most exalted among the saintly royal orderSB 5.15.6
ṛṣi-pravara the best of sagesSB 11.4.6
brahma-ṛṣi-pravara-sabhāyām in a meeting of first-class brāhmaṇasSB 5.4.19
sarit-pravara of the GangesSB 3.28.22
śatajit-pravaram headed by ŚatajitSB 5.15.14-15
ańgiraḥ-pravara-sutam the son of the brāhmaṇa descending from the Āńgirā familySB 5.9.13
sva-pārṣada-pravaraiḥ the best of personal assistantsSB 5.20.40
vīra-pravara the chief of the heroesSB 4.23.13
vṛṣṇi-pravaraiḥ by the most eminent of the VṛṣṇisSB 10.78.13-15
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pravara noun (masculine) a black variety of Phaseolus Mungo (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Dānava (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a messenger of the gods and friend of Indra (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Opuntia Dillenii (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 37366/72933
pravara noun (masculine) a call (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a family (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a series of ancestors (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an ancestor (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an invocation of Agni at the beginning of a sacrifice (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Dyutimat race (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
summons (esp. of a Brāhman to priestly functions) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 29241/72933
pravara noun (neuter) a particular high number (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
aloe wood (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 29240/72933
pravara adjective best (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
better than (abl.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
chief (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
distinguished by (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
eldest (son) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
eminent (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
greater (opp. to sama) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
most excellent (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
principal (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 1593/72933
pravaraka adjective
Frequency rank 59367/72933
pravaray verb (class 10 ātmanepada)
Frequency rank 59368/72933
 

pravara

intelligent person, superior.

Wordnet Search
"pravara" has 5 results.

pravara

kulam, vaṃśaḥ, anvayaḥ, anvavāyaḥ, kuṭumbaḥ, jātiḥ, gotram, pravaram   

ekasmāt puruṣād utpannaḥ janasamuhaḥ।

śreṣṭhe kule jāte api śreṣṭhatvaṃ karmaṇā eva labhyate। /yasmin kule tvamutpannaḥ gajastatra na hanyate।

pravara

vaṃśajaḥ, santānaḥ, santānam, santatiḥ, apatyam, pravaram, prajā, sūnuḥ, prasavaḥ, prasūtiḥ, tantuḥ   

vaṃśe jātaḥ।

vayaṃ manoḥ vaṃśajāḥ।

pravara

pravaralalitā   

varṇavṛttaviśeṣaḥ।

pravaralalitāyāṃ pratyekasmin caraṇe krameṇa yagaṇaḥ magaṇaḥ nagaṇaḥ sagaṇaḥ ragaṇaḥ tathā ca ekaḥ guruḥ asti।

pravara

pravaranṛpatiḥ, pravarasenaḥ   

ekaḥ rājaputraḥ ।

bilhaṇa-viracite vikramāṅkadeva-carite pravaranṛpatiḥ ullikhitaḥ

pravara

pravaranṛpatiḥ, pravarasenaḥ, pravarabhūpatiḥ   

kaśmīra-rājyasya dvau rājaputrau ।

rājataraṃgiṇyāṃ pravaranṛpatiḥ samullikhitaḥ

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