Paroshni, Paroṣṇī: 4 definitions


Paroshni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 term Paroṣṇī can be transliterated into English as Parosni or Paroshni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Source: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)

Paroṣṇī (परोष्णी) is the name of a river mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa that is an unidentified tributary of the Vitastā.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paroṣṇī (परोष्णी).—f., [paroṣṇī] A cockroach.

See also (synonyms): paroṣṭi.

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Paroṣṇī (परोष्णी).—Name of a river in the Punjab; also परुष्णी (paruṣṇī). It is now called Rāvī.

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

Paroṣṇī (परोष्णी).—f. (-ṣṇī) A cookroach. E. para best, uṣṇā warmth; it is also written paroṣṭī.

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

1) Paroṣṇī (परोष्णी):—f. a cockroach (also written ṣṭī), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Name of a river, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] (Cf. paruṣṇī under paruṣa.)

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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. 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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