Parikshita, Parīkṣita, Pārikṣita, Pārīkṣita: 13 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Parīkṣita and Pārikṣita and Pārīkṣita can be transliterated into English as Pariksita or Parikshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Parīkṣita (परीक्षित) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.41, I.49) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Parīkṣita) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
parīkṣita (परीक्षित).—p (S) Tried, examined, investigated. 2 Experienced.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Parīkṣita (परीक्षित).—p. p. Examined, tried, tested; परीक्षितं काव्यसुवर्णमेतत् (parīkṣitaṃ kāvyasuvarṇametat) Vikr.1.24.
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Pārikṣita (पारिक्षित).—A patronymic of Janamejaya, greatgrandson of Arjuna, and son of Parikṣit; क्व पारिक्षिता अभवन् (kva pārikṣitā abhavan) Bṛ. Up.3.3.1.
Derivable forms: pārikṣitaḥ (पारिक्षितः).
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Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित).—= परीक्षित् (parīkṣit) q. v.
Derivable forms: pārīkṣitaḥ (पारीक्षितः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Tried, examined, tested, proved. m.
(-taḥ) A prince: see the last. E. pari before, īkṣ to see, kta aff.
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(-taḥ) 1. The name of a sovereign, to whom the Sri-Bha gavat, or life of Krishna, is supposed to have been addressed. 2. The successor of the preceding; also Janamejaya. E. parīkṣit the king so called, and aṇ pleonasm or patronymic.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pārikṣita (पारिक्षित).—i. e. parikṣit + a, patronym. A descendant of Parikṣit, i. e. Janamejaya.
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Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित).—i. e. parīkṣit + a. 1. adj. Referring to Parīkṣit. 2. Patronym., a descendant of Parīkṣit.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pārikṣita (पारिक्षित).—[masculine] descendant of Parikṣit, patron. of Janamejaya.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Parikṣita (परिक्षित):—[=pari-kṣita] [from pari-kṣi] [wrong reading] for pari-cita, or -kṣit.
2) Parīkṣita (परीक्षित):—[=parī-kṣita] [from parī] a ([Śārṅgadhara-paddhati]) ([Prabodha-candrodaya [Scholiast or Commentator]]) m. = [preceding]
3) [from parīkṣ] b mfn. carefully inspected, tried, examined, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]
4) Pārikṣita (पारिक्षित):—[=pāri-kṣita] [from pāri] m. (-kṣit) [patronymic] of Janam-ejaya, [Brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]
5) Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित):—[from pāri] mf(ī)n. relating to or treating of or derived from Pari-kṣit, [Purāṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] m. [patronymic] of Janam-ejaya, [Mahābhārata]
7) [v.s. ...] Name of a sovereign to whom the [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] is supposed to have been addressed and of his successor, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Parīkṣita (परीक्षित):—[parī-kṣita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Tried, tested.
2) Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित):—(taḥ) 1. m. Name of a king.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Parīkṣita (परीक्षित) [Also spelled parikshit]:—(a) examined; tested; tried.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Parīkṣita (ಪರೀಕ್ಷಿತ):—[adjective] tested; examined.
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1) [noun] a man being examined.
2) [noun] a type of black stone used to test the purity of gold or silver by the streak left on it when it was rubbed with the metal; a touch-stone.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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