Parilaghu: 6 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parilaghu (परिलघु).—a.

1) Very light (lit.) (as clothes &c.).

2) Very light or easy to digest; क्षीणः क्षीणः परिलघु पयः स्रोतसां चोपभुज्य (kṣīṇaḥ kṣīṇaḥ parilaghu payaḥ srotasāṃ copabhujya) Meghadūta 13. (v. l.).

3) Very small; मनो मे संमोहः स्थिरमपि हरत्येष बलवानयोधातुं यद्वत्परिलघुरयस्कान्तशकलः (mano me saṃmohaḥ sthiramapi haratyeṣa balavānayodhātuṃ yadvatparilaghurayaskāntaśakalaḥ) Uttararāmacarita 4.21.

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

Parilaghu (परिलघु).—adj. 1. very small, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 107, 9. 2. very pure, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 13. 3. very indifferent, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 100, 4.

— Cf. [Latin] lepus (for old lephus; cf. formus for old phormus, s.v. gharma, and rudhira, and skandha); [Latin] levis; [Gothic.] leihts; [Old High German.] līhti; [Anglo-Saxon.] līht.

Parilaghu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pari and laghu (लघु).

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

Parilaghu (परिलघु).—[adjective] very light or small, minute, paltry; [abstract] [feminine]

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

1) Parilaghu (परिलघु):—[=pari-laghu] mfn. very light or small, [Uttararāma-carita]

2) [v.s. ...] easy to digest, [Meghadūta]

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Parilaghu in German

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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.

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