Parardhya, Parārdhya, Para-ardhya, Paradhrya: 7 definitions


Parardhya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parardhya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parārdhya (परार्ध्य).—a.

1) being on the farther side or half.

2) most distant in number; हेमन्तो वसन्तात् परार्ध्यः (hemanto vasantāt parārdhyaḥ) Śat. Br.

3) most excellent, best, most exalted, highly esteemed, highest, supreme; R.3.27;8.27;1.64;16;39; आबद्धप्रचुरपरार्ध्यकिंकिणीकः (ābaddhapracuraparārdhyakiṃkiṇīkaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 8.45.

4) most costly; Śiśupālavadha 4.11; श्रियं परार्ध्यां विदधद् विधातृभिः (śriyaṃ parārdhyāṃ vidadhad vidhātṛbhiḥ) Bu. Ch.1.1.

5) most beautiful or lovely, finest; R.6.4; परस्परस्पर्धिपरार्ध्यरूपाः पौरस्त्रियो यत्र विधाय वेधाः (parasparaspardhiparārdhyarūpāḥ paurastriyo yatra vidhāya vedhāḥ) Śiśupālavadha 3.58.

6) Divine: असावाटीत् सङ्ख्ये परार्ध्यवत् (asāvāṭīt saṅkhye parārdhyavat) Bhaṭṭikāvya 9.64. (-rdhyam) 1 a maximum.

2) an infinite number.

Parārdhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms para and ardhya (अर्ध्य).

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

Parārdhya (परार्ध्य).—i. e. parārdha + ya, I. adj., f. , Most excellent, most beautiful, best, Mahābhārata 1, 6962; with abl. More excellent than, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 10, 65. Ii. n. 1. An infinite number. 2. A maximum. Iii. as latter part of comp. adj. 1. Amounting to an infinite number. 2. Amounting at the most to.

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

Parārdhya (परार्ध्य).—[adjective] being on the other or more remote side or half; finest, best, most excellent; more excellent than ([ablative]).

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

1) Parārdhya (परार्ध्य):—[from para] mf(ā)n. being on the more remote or opposite side or half, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] most distant in number, of the highest possible number, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] highest in rank or quality, most excellent, best, [Brāhmaṇa; Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] more excellent than ([ablative]), [Raghuvaṃśa x, 65]

5) [v.s. ...] n. a maximum (only ifc. ‘amounting at the most to’), [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra]

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Parardhya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parardhya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parādhrya (ಪರಾಧ್ರ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] = ಪರಾರ್ಥ್ಯ [pararthya]1.

2) [adjective] situated at a very distant place or being far away; very far; most remote.

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Parādhrya (ಪರಾಧ್ರ್ಯ):—[noun] an important, prominent thing.

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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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