प्र-

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit प्र- (pra-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /pɾə/

Prefix[edit]

प्र- (pra-)

  1. (productive) forward, onward; leading to
    प्र- (pra-) + ‎देश (deś, country) → ‎प्रदेश (pradeś, province, region)
  2. (productive) act of
    प्र- (pra-) + ‎दान (dān, gift) → ‎प्रदान (pradān, gifting)
  3. (unproductive) very, much
    प्र- (pra-) + ‎बल (bal, strength) → ‎प्रबल (prabal, strong)

Derived terms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *pra-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pra-, from Proto-Indo-European *pro-.

Prefix[edit]

प्र- (pra-)

  1. towards, forwards, pro-

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Bengali: প্র- (prô-) (learned)
  • Hindi: प्र- (pra-) (learned)