Parakashtha, Parākāṣṭhā: 4 definitions
Parakashtha means something in Marathi, 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
parākāṣṭhā (पराकाष्ठा).—f (S parā Particle implying extremity, supremacy, superiority, and kāṣṭhā Boundary.) Excessiveness, superlativeness, the greatest possible degree or the uttermost height or extremity. This word is exceedingly common; and expresses excess of whatever nature, although more frequently excess or vehemence of action. Ex. pāvasācī pa0 jhālī; pāvasānēṃ pa0 kēlī; parākāṣṭhēcī laḍhāī; parā- kāṣṭhacā bōlaṇārā-cālaṇārā-khāṇārā- &c. 2 Used as ad as yandā pa0 svastāī jhālī.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
parākāṣṭhā (पराकाष्ठा).—f The greatest possible degree or the uttermost extremity. This word expresses excess or vehemence of action.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Parākāṣṭhā (पराकाष्ठा):—(nf) climax; culminating point, extremity; extreme.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Parākāṣṭha (ಪರಾಕಾಷ್ಠ):—[noun] the highest degree or point (of a varying quantity) reached or recorded; upper limit of variation; something ultimate; final point; the maximum; the ultimate.
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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