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prayatna: neuter vocative singular stem: prayatna
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Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
prayatnam. persevering effort, continued exertion or endeavour, exertion bestowed on (locative case or compound), activity, action, act etc. (instrumental case sg. and plural ablative and prayatnatas -tas- ind.with special effort, zealously, diligently, carefully; tna- in the beginning of a compound and prayatnāt tnāt- ind.also = hardly, scarcely) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prayatnam. great care, caution View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prayatnam. (in philosophy) active efforts (of 3 kinds, viz. engaging in any act, prosecuting it, and completing it) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prayatnam. plural volitions (one of the 17 qualities of the vaiśeṣika-s) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prayatnam. (in gram.) effort in uttering, mode of articulation (also āsya-pray-,distinguished into ābhyantara-p-and bāhya-p-,internal and external effort) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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prayatna(1)effort; the word is used in connection with the effort made for producing sound; confer, compare तुल्यास्यप्रयत्नं सवर्णम् P.1.1.9 these efforts are described to be of two kinds बाह्य and आभ्यन्तर of which the latter are considered in determining the cognate nature of letters ( सावर्ण्य ); confer, compareअाभ्यन्तरप्रयत्नाः सवर्णसंज्ञायामाश्रीयन्ते;Kāśikā of Jayāditya and Vāmana. on P. I. 1.9; (2) specific measure taken for a particular purpose such as marking a letter with a particular tone or accent or dividing a rule, or laying down a modificatory rule or the like; confer, compare सैवाननुवृत्तिः शब्देनाख्यायते प्रयत्नाधिक्येन पूर्वसूत्रेपि संबन्धार्थम् Kāśikā of Jayāditya and Vāmana. on P. IV. 3.22.
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prayatna noun (masculine) (in gram.) effort in uttering (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(in phil.) active efforts (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
action (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
activity (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
caution (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
continued exertion or endeavour (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
exertion bestowed on (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
great care (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
mode of articulation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
persevering effort (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
volitions (one of the 17 qualities of the Vaiśeshikas) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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prayatna

effort, attempt, action, volition, will; perseverance.

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