प्राकार

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Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From प्र- (pra-, forward, before) +‎ अ- (a-) +‎ कॄ (kṝ, to heap, pile).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्राकार (prākāram

  1. a wall, enclosure, fence, rampart (esp. a surrounding wall elevated on a mound of earth)

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of प्राकार (prākāra)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative प्राकारः
prākāraḥ
प्राकारौ
prākārau
प्राकाराः / प्राकारासः¹
prākārāḥ / prākārāsaḥ¹
Vocative प्राकार
prākāra
प्राकारौ
prākārau
प्राकाराः / प्राकारासः¹
prākārāḥ / prākārāsaḥ¹
Accusative प्राकारम्
prākāram
प्राकारौ
prākārau
प्राकारान्
prākārān
Instrumental प्राकारेण
prākāreṇa
प्राकाराभ्याम्
prākārābhyām
प्राकारैः / प्राकारेभिः¹
prākāraiḥ / prākārebhiḥ¹
Dative प्राकाराय
prākārāya
प्राकाराभ्याम्
prākārābhyām
प्राकारेभ्यः
prākārebhyaḥ
Ablative प्राकारात्
prākārāt
प्राकाराभ्याम्
prākārābhyām
प्राकारेभ्यः
prākārebhyaḥ
Genitive प्राकारस्य
prākārasya
प्राकारयोः
prākārayoḥ
प्राकाराणाम्
prākārāṇām
Locative प्राकारे
prākāre
प्राकारयोः
prākārayoḥ
प्राकारेषु
prākāreṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • प्राकार” in Carl Cappeller, A Sanskrit–English Dictionary: Based upon the St. Petersburg Lexicons, Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, 1891, →OCLC, page 349, column 1.
  • Arthur A. Macdonell, A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press, 1893, page 184
  • Monier Williams (1899), “प्राकार”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 703/1.