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 pra-√ grah [ pragrah ]

P. Ā. -gṛhṇāti, °ṇīte, to hold or stretch forth, hold AV. etc.

to offer, present ŚBr. ŚāṅkhŚr.

to seize, grasp, take hold of, take ŚrS. MBh. etc.

to accept, receive Śak. Var

to draw up, tighten ( reins ), stop ( horses ) Śak

to befriend, favour, further, promote MBh. Hariv. R.

to keep separated or isolated ( cf. below ) : Caus. ( inf. -grāhitum ) to receive, accept MBh.

pra-gṛhīta [ pragRhIta ]

mfn. held forth or out, taken, accepted etc. R. Hariv. etc.

lofty Divyâv

joined, united with ( ibc. ) BhP.

kept separate, pronounced without observing the rules of Saṃdhi

-pada mf ( ā ) n. having the words pronounced separately RPrāt. 1

pra-gṛhya [ pragRhya ]

mfn. to be seized or taken or accepted MBh. Kāv. etc.

( in gram. ) to be taken or pronounced separately, not subject to the rules of Saṃdhi ( as the final ī, ū, and e of the dual terminations, e.g. kavī etau, ' these two poets ' ) Prāt. Pāṇ. etc. 2,

pra-gṛhya [ pragRhya ]

ind. having taken or grasped, carrying away with, with MBh. Kāv. etc.

pra-graha [ pragraha ]

m. ( ifc. f. ā ) holding in front, stretching forth MBh.

seizing, clutching, taking hold of ( °haṃ gataḥ, seized, taken ) ib. Hariv.

a partic. manner of fighting MBh. ( = śatror uttānapā-tanârtham pādâkarṣaṇam, or = gala-hastakaḥ Nīlak. )

the seizure of the sun or moon, beginning of an eclipse ( cf.

graha ) Sūryas

friendly reception, kindness, favour MBh. Hariv.

obstinacy, stubbornness ( °haṃgataḥ, obstinate, stubborn ) MBh.

a rein, bridle KaṭhUp. MBh. etc.

a ray of light ( like all words meaning ' rein ' or ' bridle ' ) L.

a rope, halter, cord, string, thong MBh.

the cord or string suspending a balance L.

a guide, leader, ruler ( also as N. of Viṣṇu-Kṛshṇa ) MBh.

a companion, satellite ib.

binding L.

taming, breaking ( a horse ) L.

the arm L.

a species of plant Car. ( Cassis Fistula L. )

a vowel not subject to the rules of Saṃdhi TPrāt. ( -tva n. Sch. ; 1. pra-gṛhya ).

N. of a partic. sacrificial rite ( also -homa KātyŚr. Sch. )

mf ( ā ) n. receiving, kind, hospitable ( with sabhā f. a hall of reception, an audience hall ) R. ( B. )

= ūrdhvabāhu ( ? ) R. Sch. ( cf. práñjali-pragr° )

-vat mfn. ( ifc. ) one who has seized, holding MBh.

receiving, kindly, obliging R. ( Sch. ' keeping down the wicked ' or ' controlling the organs of sense ' )

°hâdi-darpaṇa m. N. of wk.

°hin mfn. guiding the reins BhP.

pra-grahaṇa [ pragrahaNa ]

m. a leader, guide ( only ifc. [ f. ā ] ' led by ' ) MBh.

stretching forth, offering ŚāṅkhŚr.

taking, seizing, holding ib.

the seizure of the sun and moon, commencement of an eclipse VarBṛS. Sūryas

a means for taming or breaking in MBh.

the being a leader or guide, authority, dignity ib.

a rein, bridle MW.

a check, restraint ib.

pra-grahītavya [ pragrahItavya ]

mfn. to be checked or controlled Vajracch.

pra-grāha [ pragrAha ]

m. ( only L. ) seizing, taking, bearing, carrying ( cf. Pāṇ. 3-3, 46 )

a rein, bridle ( cf. ib. 53 )

the string of a balance ( cf. ib. 52 )

-vat mfn. having the string of a balance MW.

pra-grāham [ pragrAham ]

ind. taking the words separately, not pronouncing them according to the rules of Saṃdhi AitBr.