Parisravin, aka: Parisrāvin; 2 Definition(s)


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Parisrāvin (परिस्राविन्).—m. A kind of भगंदर (bhagaṃdara) q. v.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parisrāvin (परिस्राविन्).—(-parisrāvin), in a-pari°, not provided with (made like) a filter or sieve, of the webbed hands and feet of a mahā- puruṣa, see s.v. jālin: vicitra-suvibhakta-chidrāparisrāviṇī (dual) Gv 399.26, (if text is right) in a manifold and well- separated way not made like a filter with holes; but perhaps read °chidra-pari°, having (the nature of) a filter by reason of various well-divided holes.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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. 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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