Parakiya, Parakīya: 14 definitions

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Parakiya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Parkiya.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (natya)

Parakīya (परकीय) or Anya refers to one of the three kinds of “heroines” (nāyikā) in a dramatic representation, according to the Abhinaya-sara-samputa, as used within the classical tradition of Indian dance and performance, also known as Bharatanatyam.—In the depiction of any mood or sentiment, a dance performance or a dramatic representation takes the medium of the hero (nāyaka) and the heroine (nāyikā). The nāyikās (heroines) are generally classified into three types [viz., Parakīya].

The parakīya heroine is married to a person and at the same time she is another man’s lover also. She is of two types: kanya (maiden) and praudha (mature).

Natyashastra book cover
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parakīya (परकीय).—a (S) Relating to another.

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parakīyā (परकीया).—f S Mistress or wife of another. One of the three objects of love.

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

parakīya (परकीय).—a Relating to another.

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parakīyā (परकीया).—f Mistress or wife of another. One of the three objects of love.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parakīya (परकीय).—a.

1) Belonging to another; अर्थो हि कन्या परकीय एव (artho hi kanyā parakīya eva) Ś.4.22; Manusmṛti 4.21.

2) Stranger, hostile.

-yā Another's wife, a woman not one's own, one of the three main kinds of heroines; see अन्यस्त्री (anyastrī) and S. D.18 et seq.; cf. also अप्रकटपरपुरुषानुरागा परकीया । सा च द्विधा । परोढा कन्यका च । कन्यकायाः पित्राद्यधीनतया परकीयता (aprakaṭaparapuruṣānurāgā parakīyā | sā ca dvidhā | paroḍhā kanyakā ca | kanyakāyāḥ pitrādyadhīnatayā parakīyatā) | Rasamañjarī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parakīya (परकीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Another, belonging to another. f.

(-yā) The mistress or wife of another, one of the three objects of love, according to the Sringara or amatory, doctrine. E. para another, cha aff. kuk augment.

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

Parakīya (परकीय).—i. e. para + ka + īya, adj. 1. Belonging to another, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 97. 2. Hostile, Kām. Nītis. 8, 70.

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

Parakīya (परकीय).—[adjective] belonging to another, strange, inimical; [abstract] tva [neuter]

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

1) Parakīya (परकीय):—[from para] mf(ā)n. belonging to another or a stranger, strange, hostile (-tā f.), [Manu-smṛti] (nipāna n. a tank belonging to an°, [iv, 201]), [Śakuntalā; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

2) Parakīyā (परकीया):—[from parakīya > para] f. an°’s wife or a woman dependent on others (-tva n.), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

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

Parakīya (परकीय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] Another, of another. f. Another’s wife.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Parakīya (परकीय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Parakīa, Parakera, Parakka, Parāī, Parāgaṇa, Parāya, Parāyaga, Pārakera, Pārakka.

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Parakiya in German

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Parakīyā (परकीया) [Also spelled parkiya]:—(nf) (in traditional Indian Poetics) one of the three types of heroines (viz. [svakīyā, parakīyā, sāmānyā])—an adulteress, a woman carrying on a love affair out of wedlock; (a) devoted to another (person), adulterous.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parakīya (ಪರಕೀಯ):—

1) [adjective] of, from or characteristic of another or another country or countries.

2) [adjective] hating; of the characteristic of an enemy; hostile.

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Parakīya (ಪರಕೀಯ):—

1) [noun] a man from outside; a stranger.

2) [noun] a man belonging to another country; a foreigner.

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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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