Parini, Pariṇī: 6 definitions


Parini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Parini in India is the name of a plant defined with Ziziphus oenoplia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Rhamnus oenopolia L. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Species Plantarum, ed. 2 (1762)
· FBI (1875)
· Genera Plantarum (1789)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Taxon (1979)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pariṇī (परिणी).—1 P.

1) To lead or carry round (the fire); तौ दम्पती त्रिः परिणीय वह्निम् (tau dampatī triḥ pariṇīya vahnim) (purodhāḥ) Kumārasambhava 7.8; अग्निं पर्यणयं च यत् (agniṃ paryaṇayaṃ ca yat) Rām.

2) To marry, espouse; परिणेष्यति पार्वतीं यदा तपसा तत्प्रवणीकृतो हरः (pariṇeṣyati pārvatīṃ yadā tapasā tatpravaṇīkṛto haraḥ) Kumārasambhava 4.42.

3) To ascertain, investigate; तेषां वृत्तं परिणयेत् सम्यग् राष्ट्रेषु तच्चरैः (teṣāṃ vṛttaṃ pariṇayet samyag rāṣṭreṣu taccaraiḥ) Manusmṛti 7.122.

4) To lead forward. -Caus. To pass, spend (time).

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Pariṇī (परिणी).—(= patiḥ ?) चिरं परिण्या परिशीलिताप्यसौ, जहाति न ह्रीभरमस्य केलिषु (ciraṃ pariṇyā pariśīlitāpyasau, jahāti na hrībharamasya keliṣu) Rām. Ch.2.56.

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

Parinī (परिनी).—lead or carry round, [especially] lead a bride round the fire, i.e. marry; lead away, carry off, lead near, bring to ([accusative]); find out, explore. [Causative] pariṇayayati & pariṇāyayati marry a man ([accusative]) with a woman ([accusative]).

Parinī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pari and (नी).

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

1) Pariṇi (परिणि):—[=pari-ṇi] for pari-ni, according to, [Pāṇini 8-4, 17] before a number of roots, viz. gad, ci, , dih, drā, dhā (See below), nad, pat, pad, psā, , me, yam, , vap, vah, viś (See below), śam, so, han (See below).

2) Pariṇī (परिणी):—[=pari-ṇī] (√nī) [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -ṇayati, te ([perfect tense] [Ātmanepada] -ṇinye, [Daśakumāra-carita]; -ṇayām āsa, [Mahābhārata]; 3. [plural] [Aorist] -aneṣata, [Ṛg-veda]; [indeclinable participle] -ṇīya, [Kumāra-sambhava]),

2) —to lead or bear or carry about or round, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc., ([especially]) to lead a bride and bridegroom round the sacrificial fire (with 2 [accusative])

2) —to marry (said of a bridegroom), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

2) —to lead forward to, put or place anywhere (agram, at the head), [Bṛ.];

2) —to carry away, [Ṛg-veda];

2) —to trace out, discover, investigate, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata];

2) — (with anyathā) to explain otherwise, [Śaṃkarācārya] :—[Causal] -ṇāyayati, to pass or spend (time), [Mahābhārata];

2) — (also ṇāpayati), to cause a man to marry a woman ([accusative]), [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha]

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

Pariṇī (परिणी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pariṇī.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Pariṇī (परिणी) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pariṇī.

2) Pariṇī (परिणी) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Parigam.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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