Paravada, Paravāda, Para-vada: 7 definitions


Paravada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paravāda : (m.) the opponent in controversy.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Paravāda refers to: (1) talk of others, public rumour S. I, 4; Sn. 819 (cp. Nd1 151); SnA 475. (2) opposition Miln. 94 sq.

Note: paravāda is a Pali compound consisting of the words para and vāda.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paravaḍa (परवड).—f A kind or sort; but with restriction or especial application to kinds or varied preparations of victuals; a dish, esp. a dish somewhat better than ordinary. 2 A way, manner, style, fashion (with implication of eccentricity, strangeness, queerness, oddness); as hā pōra paravaḍīnēṃ jēvatō; hā gṛhastha paravaḍīnēṃ bōlatō; or (with implication of disorderly mingling, confounding, jumbling); as lagnācī or saṃsārācī pa0 jhālī: also, generally, disordered, distracted, distressed, or troubled state, answering to such words as Pickle, plight, predicament, scrape, hobble, mess. 3 Regular succession; methodical course; following in order or in turn. Ex. paravaḍīnēṃ pāṇī bharāvēṃ vihīra ēkaca āhē. paravaḍīcēṃ kāma Methodical procedure or business. 4 Anything taken up to manage, shift, or do with, a make-shift. 5 A course (as of bricks, stones &c.), a layer, a stratum. Ex. śambhara paravaḍī- nēṃ hī bhinta tayāra hōīla. 6 Lengthy and tedious account of; wearisome detail. v sāṅga, lāva, māṇḍa g. of o. paravaḍī pl karaṇēṃ g. of o. To tease or distress in various ways.

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paravaḍa (परवड).—f W (Commonly paravatā or paravacā) The evening-recitation of scholars. v vāca.

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pāravaḍā (पारवडा).—m C A division of a village; a part or quarter.

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

paravaḍa (परवड).—f A sort. A dish somewhat better than ordinary. An eccentric manner, plight, predicament, mess. Regular succession, paravaḍīcēṃ kāma Methodical procedure or business. Anything taken up to manage, shift, or do with, a makeshift. A course as of bricks &c. A layer. Wearisome de- tail. paravaḍī pl karaṇēṃ To tease or destress in various ways.

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pāravaḍā (पारवडा).—m A division of a village.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paravāda (परवाद).—

1) rumour, report.

2) Objection, controversy.

Derivable forms: paravādaḥ (परवादः).

Paravāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms para and vāda (वाद).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Paravāḍa (परवाड).—n. of a nāga-king: Mvy 3284. Cf. Maravāla.

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

1) Paravāda (परवाद):—[=para-vāda] [from para] m. the talk of others, popular rumour or report, slander, [Pañcatantra; Śārṅgadhara-paddhati]

2) [v.s. ...] objection, controversy, [Sāṃkhyakārikā]

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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. 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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