Paripanthin: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paripanthin (परिपन्थिन्).—a. Standing in the way, obstructing, opposing, hindering (said by Pānini to be admissible only in the Veda, but see the quotations given below); अर्थपरिपन्थी महानरातिः (arthaparipanthī mahānarātiḥ) Mu.5; नाभविष्यमहं तत्र यदि तत्परिपन्थिनी (nābhaviṣyamahaṃ tatra yadi tatparipanthinī) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.5; so Bv.1.62; Manusmṛti 7.17;1.1. -m.

1) An enemy, antagonist, opponent, a foe.

2) A robber, thief, highwayman; इन्द्रियस्येन्द्रियस्यार्थे रागद्वेषौ व्यवस्थितौ । तयोर्न वशमागच्छेत् तौ ह्यस्य परिपन्थिनौ (indriyasyendriyasyārthe rāgadveṣau vyavasthitau | tayorna vaśamāgacchet tau hyasya paripanthinau) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 3.34.

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

Paripanthin (परिपन्थिन्).—i. e. pari -pathin + in, m. and f. , An opposer, an enemy, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 107.

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

Paripanthin (परिपन्थिन्).—[adjective] besetting the path; [masculine] waylayer, opponent, enemy.

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

1) Paripanthin (परिपन्थिन्):—[=pari-panthin] [from pari-panthaka] mfn. standing in the way, hindering

2) [v.s. ...] m. = [preceding] [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. (cf. [Pāṇini 5-2, 89])

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

Paripanthin (परिपन्थिन्):—[pari-panthin] (nthī) 5. m. Idem.

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

Paripanthin (परिपन्थिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parivaṃthi.

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