Parivaha, Parivāha, Parīvāha: 13 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Parivaha (परिवह).—A Vāyu (wind). (See under Parāvaha).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Parivaha (परिवह).—A variety of wind controlling the Parjanya clouds.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 51. 45.

1b) The sixth of the seven Maruts helping, the Parjanya and Diggajas to rain dew;1 the chief of the seventh vātaskandha situated between the planets and Druva.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 22. 50; Matsya-purāṇa 163. 33; Vāyu-purāṇa 67-120.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 5. 89; Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 120.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parivaha (परिवह).—

1) Name of one of the seven courses of wind; it is the sixth course and bears along the Saptarṣis and the celestial Ganges; सप्तर्षिचक्रं स्वर्ङ्गगां षष्ठः परिवहस्तथा (saptarṣicakraṃ svarṅgagāṃ ṣaṣṭhaḥ parivahastathā); (for the other courses of wind see under cf. the description of parivaha given by Kālidāsa:-trisrotasaṃ vahati yo gaganapratiṣṭhāṃ jyotīṃṣi vartayati ca pravibhaktaraśmiḥ | tasya dvitīya- harivikramānestamaskaṃ vāyorimaṃ parivahasya vadanti mārgam Ś.7.6).

2) One of the seven tongues of fire.

Derivable forms: parivahaḥ (परिवहः).

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Parivāha (परिवाह) or Parīvāha (परीवाह).—

1) Overflowing (of a tank &c.), inundation, overflow, natural or artificial; प्रथमं (prathamaṃ) (kautūhalaṃ) सपरिवाहमासीत् (saparivāhamāsīt) Ś.2.

2) A water-course; drain or channel to carry off excess of water; पूरोत्पीडे तटागस्य परीवाहः प्रतिक्रिया (pūrotpīḍe taṭāgasya parīvāhaḥ pratikriyā) Uttararāmacarita 3.29; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2.15; Śiśupālavadha 16.51; R.8.74.

Derivable forms: parivāhaḥ (परिवाहः), parīvāhaḥ (परीवाहः).

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Parīvāha (परीवाह).—&c. See परिताप (paritāpa) &c.

See also (synonyms): parītāpa, parīpāka, parīvāra, parīhāsa.

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

Parivaha (परिवह).—m.

(-haḥ) Name of the second of the seven courses of wind. E. pari + vaha-ac .

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Parivāha (परिवाह).—m.

(-haḥ) 1. An inundation, an overflowing, natural or artificial. 2. An water course or a drain to carry off excess of water. E. pari about, vah to bear, aff. ghañ; also parīvāha.

Parivāha can also be spelled as Parīvāha (परीवाह).

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Parīvāha (परीवाह).—m.

(-haḥ) 1. A drain or channel made to carry off water from a pond that overflows. 2. A natural inundation or overflow. 3. Royal insignia. 4. A sword-sheath, a scabbard. E. pari before, vah to bear, aff. ghañ and the i of pari is in consequence optionally long; also parivāha.

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

Parivāha (परिवाह).—parīvāha, i. e. pari-vah + a, m. 1. Overflowing, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 8, 73. 2. A water-course, or a drain to carry off excess of water, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 80, 11; [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 73, 5 ().

Parivāha can also be spelled as Parīvāha (परीवाह).

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

Parivaha (परिवह).—[masculine] [Name] of a wind.

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Parivāha (परिवाह).—[masculine] overflow; [adjective] hin.

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Parīvāha (परीवाह).—[masculine] = parivāda, parivāra, & vāha.

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

1) Parivaha (परिवह):—[=pari-vaha] [from pari-vah] m. Name of one of the 7 winds (for the others See parā-vaha), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Śakuntalā vii, 6]

2) [v.s. ...] of one of the 7 tongues of fire, [Colebrooke]

3) Parivāha (परिवाह):—[=pari-vāha] [from pari-vah] m. the overflowing of a tank, a natural or artificial inundation, a watercourse or drain to carry off excess of water, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (cf. parī-v)

4) Parīvāha (परीवाह):—[=parī-vāha] [from parī] m. = pari-v, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] the royal insignia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Parivāha (परिवाह):—[pari-vāha] (haḥ) 1. m. An inundation; a water-course.

2) Parīvāha (परीवाह):—[parī-vāha] (haḥ) 1. m. A drain; inundation; royal insignia; sheath.

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

Parivāha (परिवाह) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parivāha.

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Parivaha 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Parivaha (परिवह) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Parivah.

2) Parivāha (परिवाह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Parivāha.

3) Parivāha (परिवाह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Parivāha.

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parivaha (ಪರಿವಹ):—[noun] one of the seven kinds of winds.

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Parivāha (ಪರಿವಾಹ):—

1) [noun] a being completely filled with (as a reservoir, in which excess water is flowing out).

2) [noun] an outlet for the excess water from a water tank, reservoir, etc. to flow out.

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Parīvāha (ಪರೀವಾಹ):—

1) [noun] a being completely filled with (as a reservoir, in which excess water is flowing out).

2) [noun] an outlet for the excess water from a water tank, reservoir, etc. to flow out.

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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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