English translation of 'प्रस्तावना'
nf/prastavana, prastAvanA, prastaavanaa, prastāvanā/
1. introduction countable noun
The introduction to a book or talk comes at the beginning and tells you what the rest of the book or talk is about.
2. preface countable noun
A preface is an introduction at the beginning of a book.
3. prelude countable noun
You describe an event as a prelude to a more important event when it happens before it and acts as an introduction to it.
For him, reading was a necessary prelude to sleep.
4. prologue countable noun
A prologue is a speech or section of text that introduces a play or book.
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Translation of प्रस्तावना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary