Paracakra, Para-cakra: 5 definitions

Introduction

Paracakra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Parachakra.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paracakra (परचक्र).—n (S) An invading army. 2 Invasion or hostile irruption. 3 Foreign domination or sway.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

paracakra (परचक्र).—n An invading army. Invasion or hostile irruption. Foreign sway.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paracakra (परचक्र).—

1) the army of an enemy.

2) invasion by an enemy, one of the six itis q. v.

3) a hostile prince.

Derivable forms: paracakram (परचक्रम्).

Paracakra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms para and cakra (चक्र).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Paracakra (परचक्र).—n. the host of the enemy, Mahābhārata 1, 6209.

Paracakra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms para and cakra (चक्र).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Paracakra (परचक्र):—[=para-cakra] [from para] n. the army of a foe, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira] ([Scholiast or Commentator] ‘a hostile prince’)

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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