Parikrish, Parikṛṣ: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Parikṛṣ can be transliterated into English as Parikrs or Parikrish, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parikṛṣ (परिकृष्).—1 P.

1) To draw, pull, drag.

2) To lead (as an army).

3) To ponder, reflect constantly upon -Caus. To torment, trouble.

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

Parikṛṣ (परिकृष्).—draw about, conduct (army); vex afflict; think over, ponder.

Parikṛṣ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pari and kṛṣ (कृष्).

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

1) Parikṛś (परिकृश्):—[=pari-√kṛś] only [Causal] -karśayati, to harass, afflict, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) Parikṛṣ (परिकृष्):—[=pari-√kṛṣ] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -karṣati, te, to draw or drag about ([Ātmanepada]. also ‘each other’), [Mahābhārata];

2) —to lead (an army), [Rāmāyaṇa];

2) —to rule, govern, be master of ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata];

2) —to harass, afflict, [ib.];

2) —to ponder, reflect constantly upon ([accusative]), [ib.];

2) — ([Parasmaipada] -kṛṣati) to draw or make furrows, to plough, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra];

2) —to draw a circle, [Śulba-sūtra] :

2) —[Causal] -karṣayati, to drag to and fro, torment, harass, vex, trouble, [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] ;

2) —to carry (as a nurse), [Divyāvadāna]

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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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