Parah, Paraḥ: 4 definitions

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Parah means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Parah in Papua New Guinea is the name of a plant defined with Tournefortia argentea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Argusia argentea (Linnaeus f.) Heine (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1935)
· Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Imperalis Petropolitanae (1763)
· Supplementum Plantarum (1782)
· Flore de la Nouvelle Calédonie et Dépendances (1976)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Paraḥ (परः):—[from para] in [compound] for ras.

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Paraḥ (परः):——an allomorph of [paras] used as the first member in compound words, ultra; ~[puruṣa] higher than man; superman; ~[śata] more than a hundred; ~[śva] the day after tomorrow.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Paraah is another spelling for पराह [parāha].—adv. next day; the second day; n. the following day;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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