Parivah: 4 definitions


Parivah 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

Parivah (परिवह्).—1 U.

1) To overflow.

2) To carry about or round.

3) To marry.

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

Parivah (परिवह्).—lead about, [especially] the bride or the wedding procession, i.e. wed; [intransitive] flow about.

Parivah is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pari and vah (वह्).

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

Parivah (परिवह्):—[=pari-√vah] [Parasmaipada] -vahati ([Pāṇini 1-3, 82 [Scholiast or Commentator]]), to carry about or round, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to drag about, [Mahābhārata];

—to flow around, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Āpastamba];

—to lead home the nuptial train or the bride, take to wife, marry ([Passive voice] -uhyate, p. -uhyamāna), [Ṛg-veda; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Parivah (परिवह्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Parivaha, Parivvaha.

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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