Parashvadha, Paraśvadha, Pāraśvadha: 10 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Paraśvadha and Pāraśvadha can be transliterated into English as Parasvadha or Parashvadha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Paraśvadha (परश्वध)—Sanskrit word for a type of Battle-ax mentioned in the Śrīmad Bhāgava Purāṇa and the Mahābhārata.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Paraśvadha (परश्वध).—A hatchet, a battle-axe; धारां शितां रामपरश्वधस्य संभावयत्युत्पलपत्रसाराम् (dhārāṃ śitāṃ rāmaparaśvadhasya saṃbhāvayatyutpalapatrasārām) R.6.42.
Derivable forms: paraśvadhaḥ (परश्वधः).
See also (synonyms): parasvadha.
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Pāraśvadha (पारश्वध).—A man armed with an axe, halbert-man; cf. P.IV.4.58.
Derivable forms: pāraśvadhaḥ (पारश्वधः).
See also (synonyms): pāraśvadhika.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-dhaḥ) An axe, a hatchet. E. para another, an enemy, śva derived from śvi, to grow or thrive; paraśva the prosperity of a foe, dhe to drink, ka aff.; what drinks the blood or destroys the life of an enemy; also pāraśvadha and parasvadha.
Paraśvadha can also be spelled as Parasvadha (परस्वध).
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(-dhaḥ) An axe: see paraśvadha.
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(-dhaḥ) One armed with an axe, a hatchet-man, a pioneer, &c. E. paraśvadha an axe, aff. aṇ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paraśvadha (परश्वध).— (cf. the last), m. An axe, a hatchet, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 27, 25.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paraśvadha (परश्वध).—[masculine] hatchet, axe; p. dhin.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Paraśvadha (परश्वध):—[from paraśu] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) a hatchet, axe, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira; Kāvya literature etc.] (also written parasv).
2) Pāraśvadha (पारश्वध):—mf(ī)n. ([from] paraśvadha) armed with an axe, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. [Pāṇini 4-4, 58]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Paraśvadha (परश्वध):—[paraśva-dha] (dhaḥ) 1. m. An axe, hatchet.
2) Parasvadha (परस्वध):—(dhaḥ) 1. m. An axe.
3) Pāraśvadha (पारश्वध):—(dhaḥ) 1. m. One armed with an axe, a pioneer, a soldier.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Paraśvadha (ಪರಶ್ವಧ):—[noun] = ಪರಶು [parashu].
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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