Parihri, Parihṛ: 4 definitions


Parihri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Parihṛ can be transliterated into English as Parihr or Parihri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parihṛ (परिहृ).—1 P.

1) To avoid, shun; स्त्रीसंनिकर्षं परिहर्तुमिच्छन्नन्तर्दधे भूतपतिः सभूतः (strīsaṃnikarṣaṃ parihartumicchannantardadhe bhūtapatiḥ sabhūtaḥ) Ku.3.74,43; Ms.8.4;

2) To forsake, abandon, leave, desert; कति न कथितमिद- मनुपदमचिरं मा परिहर हरिमतिशयरुचिरम् (kati na kathitamida- manupadamaciraṃ mā parihara harimatiśayaruciram) Gīt.9.

3) To remove destroy; answer, refute (as objections, charges &c.); ब्रह्मास्य जगतो निमित्तं कारणं प्रकृतिश्चेत्यस्य पक्षस्याक्षेपः स्मृतिनिमित्तः परिहृतः । तर्कनिमित्त इदानीमाक्षेपः परिह्रियते (brahmāsya jagato nimittaṃ kāraṇaṃ prakṛtiścetyasya pakṣasyākṣepaḥ smṛtinimittaḥ parihṛtaḥ | tarkanimitta idānīmākṣepaḥ parihriyate) Ś. B.; Me.14.

4) To conceal.

5) To embrace.

6) To defend, preserve from; Ch. Up.

7) To answer, refute.

8) To repeat.

9) To nourish.

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

Parihṛ (परिहृ).—carry or move about; surround, gird ([Middle] refl.); protect from ([ablative]); keep off, shun, avoid, beware, escape; save, spare, except.

Parihṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pari and hṛ (हृ).

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

Parihṛ (परिहृ):—[=pari-√hṛ] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -harati, te ([future] -hariṣyati, [Mahābhārata]; [Aorist] 3. [plural] -ahṛṣata, [Ṛg-veda]; [indeclinable participle] -hṛtya, [Rāmāyaṇa; Varāha-mihira]; -hāram, [Brāhmaṇa]),

—to move or carry or take round, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra];

—to put or wrap round ([Ātmanepada] round one’s self), [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.;

—to put aside, save for ([dative case]), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

—to leave, quit, desert, [Śiśupāla-vadha];—to defend or preserve from ([ablative]), [Chāndogya-upaniṣad];

—to spare, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa];

—to shun, avoid, leave out, omit, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa];

—to save or spare anything (as trouble, care etc.) to ([genitive case]), [Ratnāvalī];

—to take away, remove, beware of or abstain from ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata; Viṣṇu-purāṇa];

— ([Ātmanepada]) to keep away from id est. neglect, not heed, [Āpastamba];

—to answer, refute, [Patañjali; Śaṃkarācārya];

—to put twice, repeat (in the Krama-pāṭha), [Atharvaveda-prātiśākhya];

—to nourish, foster, cherish, [Lalita-vistara] :—[Desiderative] -jihīrṣati, to wish to keep away or avoid or shun, remove or conceal, [Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Rāmāyaṇa] (cf. -jihīrṣā, p.594).

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

Parihṛ (परिहृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parihara.

context information

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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