Pariga; 2 Definition(s)


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Pariga (परिग).—1 P.

1) To go or walk round; तं हयं तत्र परिगम्य (taṃ hayaṃ tatra parigamya) Rām.; यथा हि मेरुः सूर्येण नित्यशः परिगम्यते (yathā hi meruḥ sūryeṇa nityaśaḥ parigamyate) Mb.

2) To surround; विशदप्रभापरिगतम् (viśadaprabhāparigatam) Śi.9.26; Bk.1.1; सेनापरिगत (senāparigata) &c.

3) To spread everywhere, pervade all directions.

4) To attain to, obtain; वृषलताम् (vṛṣalatām) &c.

5) To know, understand, learn; प्रथमपरिगतार्थस्तं रघुः संनिवृत्तम् (prathamaparigatārthastaṃ raghuḥ saṃnivṛttam) R.7.71.

6) To die, go forth (from this world); वयं येभ्यो जाताश्चिरपरिगता एव खलु ते (vayaṃ yebhyo jātāściraparigatā eva khalu te) Bh.3.38.

7) To overpower, affect; as in क्षुधया परिगतः (kṣudhayā parigataḥ). -Caus. To pass or spend (time).

Derivable forms: parigam (परिगम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pariga (परिग).—(-pariga) (Sanskrit Gr. only), going about: -gaganaparigā nadanti mahatsvarāḥ Mv i.100.8 (verse).

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