Parakram, Parākram: 6 definitions

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Parakram means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Parākram.—(CII 1), ‘to make an effort’. Note: parākram is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Parākram (पराक्रम्).—step forward, advance, exert one’s self, excel.

Parākram is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parā and kram (क्रम्).

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

Parākram (पराक्रम्):—[=parā-√kram] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -kramati, te (cf. [Pāṇini 1-3, 39]; [indeclinable participle] -kramya, [Atharva-veda; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]; [Aorist] parākraṃsta, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]),

—to march forward, advance;

—to show courage or zeal, excel, distinguish one’s self, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.;

—to turn back, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Parākram (पराक्रम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parakkama.

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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

Parakram in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) heroism, gallantry, valiance, bravery..—parakram (पराक्रम) is alternatively transliterated as Parākrama.

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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Parakram is another spelling for पराक्रम [parākrama].—n. power; strength; heroism; valor; vigor; valiant deed;

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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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