प्रकृति

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit प्रकृति (prakṛti, nature, origin).

Noun[edit]

प्रकृति (prakŕtif

  1. nature

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Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prʌkrit̪i/, [prʌkɾit̪i]

Noun[edit]

प्रकृति (prakr̥ti)

  1. nature

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्रकृति (prakṛtim

  1. nature (प्र + कृ + -क्त), literally meaning "as created/done", hence the "nature")

Noun[edit]

प्रकृति (prakṛtif

  1. the original or natural form or condition of anything, original or primary substance (opp. to वि-कृति q.v.)
  2. cause original source
  3. origin, extraction
  4. nature, character, constitution, temper, disposition
  5. fundamental form, pattern, standard, model, rule (esp. in ritual)
  6. (philosophy) the original producer of (or rather passive power of creating) the material world (consisting of 3 constituent essences or गुणs called सत्त्व, रजस्, and तमस्), Nature (distinguished from पुरुष, Spirit as माया is distinguished from ब्रह्मन् in the वेदान्तs)
  7. (plural) the 8 producers or primary essences which evolve the whole visible world (viz. अ-व्यक्त, बुद्धि or महत्, अहं-कार, and the 5 तन्-मात्रस् or subtle elements; rarely the 5 elements alone)
  8. (Hinduism) a goddess, the personified will of the Supreme in the creation (hence the same with the शक्ति or personified energy or wife of a deity, as लक्ष्मी, दुर्गा etc.; also considered as identical with the Supreme Being)
  9. (in the plural) name of a class of deities under मनु रैभ्य Hariv.
  10. (politics, in the plural) a king's ministers, the body of ministers or counsellors, ministry
  11. the subjects of a king, citizens, artisans
  12. the constituent elements or powers of the state (of which are usually enumerated, viz. king minister, allies, treasure, army, territory, fortresses)
  13. the various sovereigns to be considered in case of war (viz. the मध्यम, विजिगीषु, उदासीन, and शत्रु; to which should be added 8 remoter princes, viz. the मित्र, अरिमित्र, मित्र-मित्र, अरिमित्र-मित्र, पार्ष्णि-ग्रह, आक्रन्द, पार्ष्णिग्राहासार, आक्रन्दासास; each of these 12 kings has 5 प्रकृतिs in the form of minister, territory, fortresses, treasure, and army, so that the total number of प्रकृतिs may be 72) Mn. vii. 155, 157. Kull.
  14. (grammar) the crude or elementary form of a word, base, root, an uninflected word
  15. name of 2 classes of metres
  16. (arithmetic) a co-efficient multiplier
  17. temperament, the predominance of one of the humours at the time of generation
  18. (with त्रितीया) the third nature, a eunuch
  19. matter, affair
  20. the male or female organ of generation L.
  21. a woman or womankind
  22. a mother
  23. an animal
  24. name of a woman

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