Parakara, Parakāra, Para-kara, Parankara, Pārankāra: 8 definitions
Parakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 Prakar.
Languages of India and abroad
parakāra : (m.) actions of others.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pārankāra: condition of otherness, other people, alienity Ud. 70 (opp. ahaṅkara selfhood). —citta the mind or heart of others A. V, 160.
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Parakāra refers to: see below under paraṅkāra.
Note: parakāra is a Pali compound consisting of the words para and kāra.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
parakara (परकर).—m (parikara S) A sort of gown (of little girls).Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
parakara (परकर).—m A sort of gown (of little girls).
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.
Parakāra (परकार).—The deeds of the enemy; राज्ञः समीपे परकारमाह प्रज्ञापनैषा विबि- धोपदिष्टा (rājñaḥ samīpe parakāramāha prajñāpanaiṣā vibi- dhopadiṣṭā) Kau. A.2.1.
Derivable forms: parakāraḥ (परकारः).
Parakāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms para and kāra (कार).
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.
Parakāra (परकार) [Also spelled prakar]:—(nf) callipers; a compass.
Parākara (पराकर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Parākṛ.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Parakara (ಪರಕರ):—[noun] = ಪರಕಾರ [parakara].
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Parakāra (ಪರಕಾರ):—[noun] a lose garment, having no separate coverings for legs, worn by young girls, covering from the shoulder to the ankles.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
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