[ pruh-jah-puht-ee ]

nounHindu Mythology.
  1. a Vedic god personifying a creative force that evolves all things from itself.

Words Nearby Prajapati Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Prajapati in a sentence

  • Prajapati becomes the great mythical hero, and inherits the wildest myths of the savage heroic beasts and birds.

  • The gods and Prajapati now freed themselves from the dominion of Death by celebrating an enormous number of sacrifices.

    Modern Mythology | Andrew Lang
  • (Saying) 'bhuh,' Prajapati generated himself; (saying) 'bhuvah,' he generated offspring: (saying) 'svah,' he generated animals.

  • (The bride and bridegroom say), May Prajapati bestow on us children; may Aryaman keep us united till old age.

    The Historical Child | Oscar Chrisman
  • Earlier forms of this myth recognize Brahma, or Prajapati, as the boar.

    Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie