Parideva: 5 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

parideva : (m.) wailing; lamentation.

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

Parideva, (pari+deva of div, devati; only in one passage of Epic Sk. (Mbhār. VII. 3014); otherwise paridevana nt. ) lamentation, wailing M. I, 200; S. II, 1; III, 3 sq.; A. I, 144; II, 195; Sn. 328, 592, 811, 923, 969; J. I, 146; VI, 188, 498; Nd1 128, 134, 370, 492; Ps. I, 11 sq. , 38, 59, 65; Vbh. 100, 137; Nett 29. It is exegetically paraphrased at D. II, 306=Nd2 416 (under pariddava) with synonyms ādeva p. ādevanā paridevanā ādevitattaṃ paridevitattaṃ; often combined with soka grief, e.g. at D. I, 36; Sn. 862; It. 89; PvA. 39, 61.—Bdhgh at DA. I, 121 explanations it as “sokaṃ nissita-lālappana-lakkhaṇo p. ” (Page 427)

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parideva (परिदेव).—Wailing, lamentation; परिदेवो महानद्य (paridevo mahānadya) Mb. 7.85.5.

Derivable forms: paridevaḥ (परिदेवः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parideva (परिदेव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Wailing, lamentation.

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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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