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pra-stāva [ prastAva ]
m. introductory eulogy, the introduction or prelude of a Sāman ( sung by the Pra-stotṛ ) Br. Lāṭy. ChUp.
the prologue of a drama ( = prasstāvanā ) Hariv.
introducing a topic, preliminary mention, allusion, reference Kāv. Pañcat
the occasion or subject of a conversation, topic ib.
occasion, opportunity, time, season, turn, convenience ib. Kathās. Hit. ( e or eṣu, on a suitable occasion, opportunity
ena, incidentally, occasionally, suitably
with tava, at your convenience )
beginning, commencement Pañcat. Hit.
spoit, ease ( = helā ) L.
N. of a prince ( son of Udgītha). BhP.
-krameṇa ind. by way of introduction Hit.
-cintamaṇi m. -taraṃgiṇī f. N. of wks.
-tas ind. on the occasion of ( kathā-pr°, in course of conversation ) Kathās
-muktâvatī f. N. of wk.
-yajña m. a topic of conversation to which each person present offers a contribution ( as at a sacrifice ) MW.
-sadṛśa mf ( ī ) n. suited to the occasion, appropriate , seasonable Hit.
-sūtra n. N. of wk.
°vânugatarn ind. on a suitable occasion Pañcat
°vântara-gata mfn. occupied with something else, jātakam
pra-stāvanā [ prastAvanA ]
f. sounding forth, blazing abroad Daś
introduction, commencement, beginning, preface, exordium MBh. Mālav. Mcar.
a dramatic prologue, an introductory dialogue spoken by the manager and one of the actors ( of which several varieties are enumerated, viz. the Udghāṭyaka, Kaṭh^odghāṭa, Prayog^atiśaya, Pravartaka, and Avalagita ) Kālid. Ratnâv. Sāh. Pratāp. etc.
pra-stāvita [ prastAvita ]
mfn. ( fr. Caus. ) caused to be told or related, mentioned Mālatīm
pra-stāvya [ prastAvya ]
mfn. ( fr. Caus. ) to be preluded or introduced with a Prastāva ( as a Sāman ) Lāṭy