Paripsu, Parīpsu: 5 definitions


Paripsu 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parīpsu (परीप्सु).—a.

1) Wishing to preserve; शेषाः प्रदुद्रुवुर्मल्लाः सर्वे प्राणपरीप्सवः (śeṣāḥ pradudruvurmallāḥ sarve prāṇaparīpsavaḥ) Bhāgavata 1.44.27.

2) Desirous of finding out; हेतुं तदभ्यागमने परीप्सुः (hetuṃ tadabhyāgamane parīpsuḥ) Kirātārjunīya 3.4.

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

Parīpsu (परीप्सु).—i. e. pari-īpsa, desider. of āp, + u, adj. Wishing to maintain, to preserve, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 1, 7, 18.

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

1) Parīpsu (परीप्सु):—[from parīpsā > pary-āp] mfn. wishing to obtain or preserve, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] desirous of finding out or ascertaining, [Kirātārjunīya iii, 4.]

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Paripsu 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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