prana

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See also: praną and prána

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्राण (prāṇa, breath; life).

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Noun[edit]

prana (countable and uncountable, plural pranas)

  1. (Hinduism, yoga) Respiration, breathing, seen as a life principle or life force. [from 18th c.]
    • 1919, The Upanishads translated by Swami Paramananda:
      He it is who sends the (in-coming) Prana (life-breath) upward and throws the (out-going) breath downward.
    • 1919, The Upanishads translated by Swami Paramananda:
      He who knows Aditi, who rises with Prana (the Life Principle), existent in all the Devas.
    • 1919, The Upanishads translated by Swami Paramananda:
      May my limbs, speech, Prana (life-force), sight, hearing, strength and all my senses, gain in vigor.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्राण (prāṇa, breath, life).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpra.na/
  • Hyphenation: prà‧na

Noun[edit]

prana m (invariable)

  1. prana

References[edit]

  • prana in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit प्राण (prāṇa).

Noun[edit]

prana f

  1. (Hinduism) prana
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Participle[edit]

prana

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of prany

Further reading[edit]

  • prana in Polish dictionaries at PWN



Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *plana, from Latin plāna.

Noun[edit]

prana

  1. plane (tool)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Participle[edit]

prana (Cyrillic spelling прана)

  1. inflection of prati:
    1. feminine singular passive past participle
    2. neuter plural passive past participle