Paritas, Paritaḥ, Paritah: 11 definitions


Paritas means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Paritas (परितस्) refers to the “outskirts” (of a city), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.4.5 (“Kārttikeya is crowned”).—Accordingly, after the Kṛttikās spoke to Kārttikeya: “[...] Kumāra reached the foot of a Nyagrodha tree at Kailāsa in the fast chariot along with Nandin seated to his right. [...] Pārvatī caused the entire outskirts (paritas) of the city [paritaḥ puram] fully decorated with Padmarāga and other gems. The main highway was rendered beautiful and auspicious. The thirty goddesses Lakṣmī and others stood in front, along with chaste ladies whose husbands and sons were alive and Pārvatī stood ahead of them. [...]”

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Paritaḥ (परितः).—ad S Around, about, on all sides.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paritas (परितस्).—ind. (Usually with a noun in the acc., sometimes by itself)

1) All around, on all sides, round about, in all directions, everywhere, on every side; रक्षांसि वेदीं परितो निरास्थत् (rakṣāṃsi vedīṃ parito nirāsthat) Bhaṭṭikāvya 1.12; Śiśupālavadha 5.26;9.36; Ś.4.8;3.26. Kirātārjunīya 1.14; गाहितमखिलं गहनं परितो दृष्टाश्च विटपिनः सर्वे (gāhitamakhilaṃ gahanaṃ parito dṛṣṭāśca viṭapinaḥ sarve) Bv.1.21,29.

2) Towards, in the direction of, आपेदिरेऽम्बरपथं परितः पतङ्गाः (āpedire'mbarapathaṃ paritaḥ pataṅgāḥ) Bv.1.17; R.9.66.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Paritas (परितस्).—ind. 1. Around, every way, all round. 2. Towards. E. pari round, and tasil aff.

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

Paritas (परितस्).—[pari + tas], I. adv. All around, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 2, 7; from every part, in every direction. Ii. prep. with acc. and gen., Round, Mahābhārata 4, 11.

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

Paritas (परितस्).—[adverb] round about, on all sides, everywhere; [preposition] round ([accusative], [rarely] [genetive]).

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

1) Paritas (परितस्):—[=pari-tas] ind. ([from] pari) round about, all around, everywhere (na-paritaḥ, by no means, not at all), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] as [preposition] (with [accusative], once with [genitive case]) round about, round, throughout, [Atharva-veda]; etc.

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

Paritas (परितस्):—[pari-tas] adv. Around; all round.

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

Paritas (परितस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parido.

[Sanskrit to German]

Paritas 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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