pratibhā प्रतिभा

Definition: f. resemblance, image; light, lustre (--°ree;); understanding, intelligence; presence of mind; brilliant idea, happy thought; well-founded presumption; fancy, phantom; -bhâga, m. daily present (consist ing of fruit, flowers, and vegetables offered to a king): -sas, ad. in divisions or classes; -bhâ na, n. obviousness; brilliancy of conception; understanding: -vat, a. quick-witted, en dowed with presence of mind, prompt: -tva, n. quick intelligence, promptness; -bhâva, m. counterpart: -tâ, f. abst. n.; -bhâ-vat, a. endowed with presence of mind; quick witted; -bhâsa, m. appearing; appearance; occurrence of a thought; delusion: -na, n. appearing; appearance, semblance; -bhî, f. fear.

Dictionary: Macdonell
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