Paripat: 4 definitions


Paripat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paripat (परिपत्).—1 P.

1) To fly round or about, wheel or whirl round, hover about; बिन्दूत्क्षेपान् पिपासुः परिपतति शिखी भ्रान्तिमद्वारियन्त्रम् (bindūtkṣepān pipāsuḥ paripatati śikhī bhrāntimadvāriyantram) M.2.13; Amaru. after 56 (prakṣipta).

2) To spring down upon, attack, fall upon (as in battle).

3) To run in all directions; (hayāḥ) परिपेतुर्दिशो दश (paripeturdiśo daśa) Mb.

4) To go to or fall into; Śiśupālavadha 11.41. -Caus. To shoot off or down.

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

Paripat (परिपत्).—fly or run about, round, or to and fro; leap down from ([ablative]), rush or fall upon ([locative]). [Causative] cause to fall down, shoot off, throw into.

Paripat is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pari and pat (पत्).

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

Paripat (परिपत्):—[=pari-√pat] [Parasmaipada] -patati (3. [plural] [perfect tense] -petur), to fly or run about, wheel or whirl round, rush to and fro, move hither and thither, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to leap down from ([ablative]), [Mahābhārata];

—to throw one’s self upon, attack (with [locative case]), [ib.; Kāvya literature] :

—[Causal] -pātayati, to cause to fall down, shoot down or off, [Mahābhārata];

—to throw into ([locative case]), [Mṛcchakaṭikā];

—to destroy, [Divyāvadāna]

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

Paripat (परिपत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parivaḍa.

context information

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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