Paravrit, Paravṛt, Parāvṛt: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Paravṛt and Parāvṛt can be transliterated into English as Paravrt or Paravrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Paravrit in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Paravṛt (परवृत्).—A son of Rukmakavaca and father of five sons.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 10-11.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parāvṛt (परावृत्).—ind. Ved. At a distance.

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Parāvṛt (परावृत्).—1 Ā. To return, turn back.

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

Parāvṛt (परावृत्).—turn the back upon ([ablative]), turn round (udak towards the north), return; abstain or desist from ([ablative]).

Parāvṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parā and vṛt (वृत्).

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

1) Parāvṛt (परावृत्):—[=parā-√vṛt] a [Ātmanepada] -vartate ([indeclinable participle] -vṛtya), to turn back or round (intrans.), return, desist from ([ablative]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.:

—[Causal] -vartayati, to turn round (trans.), [Ṛg-veda i, 38, 9] ;—cause to return, [Mahābhārata vii, 9201] ([Bombay edition] pari-vartaya).

2) [=parā-vṛt] b m. Name of a son of Rukmakavaca, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Parāvṛt (परावृत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parāvatta.

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Paravrit 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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