Paritosha, Paritōṣa, Paritoṣa: 15 definitions

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Paritosha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Paritōṣa and Paritoṣa can be transliterated into English as Paritosa or Paritosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Paritosh.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paritosha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paritōṣa (परितोष).—m S Delight, high gratification. 2 also paritōṣaṇa n S Delighting, gratifying highly.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

paritōṣa (परितोष).—m Delight, high gratification.

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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

[«previous next»] — Paritosha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paritoṣa (परितोष).—

1) Contentment, absence of desire (opp. lobha); सम इह परितोषो निर्विशेषो विशेषः (sama iha paritoṣo nirviśeṣo viśeṣaḥ) Bhartṛhari 3.5.

2) Complete satisfaction, gratification; आपरितोषाद्विदुषां न साधु मन्ये प्रयोगविज्ञानम् (āparitoṣādviduṣāṃ na sādhu manye prayogavijñānam) Ś.1.2.

3) Pleasure, delight, delight in, liking for (with loc.); Kumārasambhava 6.59; R.11.92; गुणिनि परितोषः (guṇini paritoṣaḥ) &c.

Derivable forms: paritoṣaḥ (परितोषः).

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

Paritoṣa (परितोष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) Pleasure, satisfaction, delight. E. pari entirely, toṣa pleasure.

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

Paritoṣa (परितोष).—parītoṣa, i. e. pari-tuṣ + a, m. Satisfaction, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 161; gratification, pleasure, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 856.

Paritoṣa can also be spelled as Parītoṣa (परीतोष).

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

Paritoṣa (परितोष).—[masculine] the same; poss. vant or ṣin.

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Parītoṣa (परीतोष).—[masculine] = paritāpa & toṣa.

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

1) Paritoṣa (परितोष):—[=pari-toṣa] [from pari-tuṣ] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) = tuṣṭi

2) [v.s. ...] (with [locative case] or [genitive case]) delight in [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Catalogue(s)]

4) Parītoṣa (परीतोष):—[=parī-toṣa] [from parī] m. = pari-t, [Gīta-govinda]

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

Paritoṣa (परितोष):—[pari-toṣa] (ṣaḥ) 1. m. Satisfaction.

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

Paritoṣa (परितोष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pariosa, Paritosa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Paritosha 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paritosha in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Paritoṣa (परितोष) [Also spelled paritosh]:—(nm) satisfaction; fulfilment, gratification; hence [paritoṣī] (a).

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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paritosha in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Paritosa (परितोस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Paritoṣa.

2) Paritosa (परितोस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Paritoṣa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paritosha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paritōṣa (ಪರಿತೋಷ):—

1) [noun] = ಪರಿತುಷ್ಟಿ [paritushti].

2) [noun] absence of desires; desirelessness.

3) [noun] great joy or happiness.

4) [noun] a desire; strong wish.

5) [noun] something offered or given to the winner of a contest; a prize.

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Pāritōṣa (ಪಾರಿತೋಷ):—[noun] something offered or given to the winner of a contest; a prize.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paritosha in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Paritoṣa (परितोष):—n. 1. contentment; absence of desire; 2. complete satisfaction; gratification; 3. pleasure; delight;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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