प्रश्न

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्रश्न (praśna).

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प्रश्न (praśnmUrdu spelling پرشن

  1. question, query, problem, interrogation
    मैंने उसके सब प्रश्नों का उत्तर दे दिया है।
    I have answered all his questions.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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प्रश्न (praśnam

  1. basket-work, a plaited basket
  2. (by commentator) "a turban"
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Etymology 2[edit]

From root पृच्छति (pṛcchati, to ask, question, interrogate).

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न (praśnám

  1. question, demand, interrogation, query, inquiry; also in compounds:
    कुशलप्रश्न (kuśalapraśna) — friendly enquiry after a person's health or welfare, salutation
  2. (law) judicial inquiry or examination
    साक्षिप्रश्न (sākṣipraśna) — interrogation of witnesses
  3. (astrology) astrological inquiry into the future
    दिव्यप्रश्न (divyapraśna) — inquiring into divine phenomena, augury
    देवप्रश्न (devapraśna) — "consulting the gods", fortune-telling
    दैवप्रश्न (daivapraśna) — inquiring of fate, astrology
  4. a subject of inquiry, point at issue, controversy, problem
    प्रत्नम् प्रब्रवीति (praśnam pra-√brū) — to decide a controverted point
    प्रत्नम् एति (praśnam √i) (+ accusative) or प्रत्नम् आ गच्छति (praśnam ā √gam) (+locative of person) — to lay a question before any one for decision
    प्रश्नस् तव पितरि (praśnas tava pitari) — the point at issue is before thy father
  5. a task or lesson (in Vedic recitation)
  6. a short section or paragraph (in books)
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