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प्रवृत् pra-√ vṛt [ pravRt ]
Ā. -vartate, ( ep. also P. °ti ), to roll or go onwards ( as a carriage ), be set in motion or going ChUp. MBh. etc.
to set out, depart, betake one's self MBh. R. etc.
to proceed ( vartmanā, or °ni, on a path
apathena, on a wrong path ) Kāv. Kathās
to come forth, issue, originate, arise, be produced, result , occur, happen, take place VS. Br. MBh. etc.
to commence, begin to ( inf. ), set about, engage in, be intent upon or occupied with ( dat., loc., or artham ifc. ) MBh. Kāv. etc.
to proceed against, do injury to ( loc. ) MBh. R. Ragh.
to debauch ( anyo 'nyam, ' one another ' ) MBh.
to act or proceed according to or with ( instr. or abl. ) MBh. Kāv. etc.
to behave or conduct one's self towards, deal with ( loc. ) ib.
to hold good, prevail ib.
to continue, keep on ( pr. p. ) Hariv. Sarvad
to be, exist MārkP.
to serve for, conduce to ( dat., or artham ifc. ) Sarvad
to mean, be used in the sense of ( loc. ) ib.
to let any one ( gen. ) have anything ( acc. ) MBh. : Caus. -vartayati, to cause to turn or roll, set in motion RV. etc.
to throw, hurl, Pour forth RV. MaitrS.
to send Prab
to set on foot, circulate, diffuse, divulge MBh. Kāv. etc.
to introduce, appoint, install ib.
to produce, create, accomplish, devise, invent, perform, do , make ib. ( with setum to erect a dam
with vyayakarma, to effect expenditure
with loka-yātrām, to transact the business of life
with kathām, to relate a story )
to exhibit, show, display R. BhP.
to undertake, begin KātyŚr. MBh. etc.
to use, employ Bhaṭṭ.
to induce any one to do anything, betray into ( loc. ) Kathās
to proceed against ( loc. ) MBh.
pra-vṛ't [ pravRt ]
f. ( ? ) VS. xv, 9
pra-vṛtta [ pravRtta ]
mfn. rotund, globular ŚāṅkhBr.
driven up ( as a carriage ) ChUp.
circulated ( as a book ) Pañcat
set out from ( -tas ), going to, bound for ( acc., loc., inf., or artham ifc.
dakṣiṇena, ' southwards '
with pathā ', proceeding on a path ' ) MBh. Kāv. etc.
issued from ( abl. ), come forth, resulted, arisen, produced , brought about, happened, occurred VS. etc.
come back, returned MBh.
commenced, begun MBh. Kāv. etc.
( also -vat mfn. ) having set about or commenced to ( inf. ) Kathās
purposing or going to, bent upon ( dat., loc., or comp. ) Kāv. Kathās. Rājat
engaged in, occupied with, devoted to ( loc. or comp. ) Mn. MBh. etc.
hurting, injuring, offending MBh.
acting, proceeding, dealing with ( loc. ) Mn. MBh. etc.
who or what has become ( with nom. ) R.
( with karman n. action ) causing a continuation of mundane existence Mn. xii, 88
( °vṛttá ), m. = °varta, a round ornament ŚBr.
( ā f. N. of a female demon MārkP. )
-karman n. any act leading to a future birth W.
-cakra mfn. ' whose chariot wheels run on unimpeded ', having universal power ( °kra-tā f. ) Yājñ.
-tva n. the having happened or occurred Jaim
-pānīya mfn. ( a well ) with abundant water MBh.
-pāraṇa n. a partic. religious observance or ceremony Śak. ( v.l. )
-vāc mfn. of fluent speech, eloquent MBh.
-samprahāra mfn. one who has begun the fight ( °ra-tva n. ) Kathās
°ttâśin m. N. of a partic. class of ascetics Baudh.
pra-vṛttaka [ pravRttaka ]
n. -vartaka n. Pratāp
N. of a metre Col.
pra-vṛtti [ pravRtti ]
f. moving onwards, advance, progress GṛŚrS. MBh. Suśr.
coming forth, appearance, manifestation ŚvetUp. Kālid. Rājat
rise, source, origin. MBh.
activity, exertion, efficacy, function Kap. Sāṃkhyak. MBh. etc. ( in the Nyāya one of the 82 Prameyas IW. 63 )
active life ( as opp. to ni-vṛtti [ q.v. ] and to contemplative devotion, and defined as consisting of the wish to act , knowledge of the means, and accomplishment of the object ) W.
giving or devoting one's self to, prosecution of. course or tendency towards, inclination or predilection for ( loc. or comp. ) Rājat. Hit. Sāh
application, use, employment Mn. MBh. MārkP.
conduct, behaviour, practice Mn. MBh. etc.
the applicability or validity of a rule KātyŚr. Pāṇ. Sch.
currency, continuance, prevalence ib.
fate, lot, destiny R.
news, tidings, intelligence of ( gen. or comp. ) MBh. Kāv. etc.
cognition ( with viṣaya-vatī, ' a sensuous cognition ' ) Yogas
the exudation from the temples of a rutting elephant L. ( cf. Vikr. iv, 47 )
N. of Avanti or Oujein or any holy place L.
( in arithm. ) the multiplier W. ( w.r. for pra-kṛti ? )
-jña, m. ' knowing the news ', an emissary, agent. spy L.
-jñóna n. -vijñāna Sarvad
-nimitta n. the reason for the use of any term in the particular significations which it bears MW.
-nivṛtti-mat mfn. connected with activity and inactivity BhP.
paróṅmukha mf ( ī ) n. disinclined to give tidings Vikr
-pratyaya m. a belief in or conception of the things relating to the external world Buddh.
-mat mfn. devoted to anything, Kaiy
mārga m. active or worldly life, occupancy about the business and pleasures of the world or with the rites and works of religion MW.
-vacana mfn. ( a word ) expressing activity Kāś. on Pāṇ. 2-3 , 51
-vijñāna n. cognition of the things belonging to the external world Buddh.
°tty-aṅga n. N. of wk.