प्राण

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्राण (prāṇa).

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Noun[edit]

प्राण (prāṇmUrdu spelling پران

  1. vitality, life, spirit, animation
    उसका शरीर में कोई प्राण नहीं है।
    No life is left in his body.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्राण (prāṇam

  1. breath, respiration
  2. the breath of life, vitality, life, vital air (usually plural in this sense)
  3. the first of the five life-winds or vital airs, which has its seat in the lungs (the other four being अपान, समान, व्यान and उदान)
  4. wind, inhaled air
  5. energy, vigor, strength, power (as in प्राणसार)
  6. the spirit or soul (as opposed to शरीर)
  7. The Supreme Spirit (see आत्मन्)

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