Pararthya, Pārārthya: 6 definitions


Pararthya 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Pārārthya (पारार्थ्य).—lit. serving the purpose of another like the Paribhāşā and the Adhikāra rules in Grammar which have got no utility as fair as they themselves are concerned, but which are of use in the interpretation of other rules; cf. अधिकारशब्देन पारार्थ्यात् परिभाषाप्युच्यते (adhikāraśabdena pārārthyāt paribhāṣāpyucyate). Par. Sek. Pari. 2, 3.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pārārthya (पारार्थ्य).—[neuter] altruism, unselfishness.

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

Pārārthya (पारार्थ्य):—[from pāra] n. (2. parārtha) dependence on or devotedness to another, altruism, disinterestedness, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pararthya 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»] — Pararthya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parārthya (ಪರಾರ್ಥ್ಯ):—[adjective] possessing outstanding quality or superior merit; remarkably good.

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Parārthya (ಪರಾರ್ಥ್ಯ):—[noun] a thing that has outstanding quality or superior merit.

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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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