प्रभु

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See also: प्रभा

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit प्रभु (prabhu).

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Noun[edit]

प्रभु (prabhum

  1. master, lord
  2. God
  3. brother (term of address used among males)
  4. A surname, equivalent to the English Prabhu​.

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Sanskrit[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *prabʰHúṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *prabʰHúš, from Proto-Indo-European *probʰHus, from *pro- (forward) + *bʰuH- (to be). Cognate with Latin probus (excellent, good), which was also used as a given name.

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Adjective[edit]

प्रभु (prabhú)

  1. (Ved. also ऊ f (वी).) excelling, mighty, powerful, rich, abundant
  2. more powerful than (abl.)
  3. having power over (gen.)
  4. able, capable, having power to (loc. inf. or comp.)
  5. a match for (dat.)
  6. constant, eternal

Noun[edit]

प्रभु (prabhúm

  1. master, lord, king (also applied to gods, e.g. to सूर्य and अग्नि RV.; to प्रजा-पति Mn.; to ब्रह्मा ChUp.; to इन्द्र R.; to शिव MBh.; to विष्णु L.)
  2. the chief or leader of a sect
  3. a sound, word
  4. quicksilver
  5. name of a deity under the 8th मनु
  6. name of a son of कर्दम
  7. name of a son of शुक and पीवरी
  8. name of a son of भग and सिद्धि
  9. name of a poet
  10. name of several other men HPariṡ
  11. (°भ्वी f. Name of a शक्ति.)

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