Parivala, Parivāla: 3 definitions


Parivala means something in Jainism, Prakrit, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Parivala in India is the name of a plant defined with Erythrina variegata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Corallodendron divaricatum (Moc. & Sessé) Kuntze (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Plantes à feuillage ornamental (1874)
· An Interpretation of Rumphius’s Herbarium Amboinense (1917)
· Herbarium Amboinense (1754)
· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1972)
· Flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1855)
· The Flora of the Malay Peninsula (1922)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Parivāla (परिवाल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Paripāla.

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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

Pārivāḷa (ಪಾರಿವಾಳ):—[noun] the blue and dark pigeon Columba livia of Columbidae family with black striped wings and tail, short, black beak, red eyes and red legs; blue rock pigeon.

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Pārivāḷa (ಪಾರಿವಾಳ):—[noun] the deciduous tree Erythrina variegata ( = E. indica) var. albiflora of Papilionaceae family, the soft of which is used for making bowls and troughs.

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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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