Parshvacara, aka: Pārśvacara, Parshva-cara; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pārśvacara can be transliterated into English as Parsvacara or Parshvacara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Parshvachara.

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Pārśvacara (पार्श्वचर).—a. being close to, standing by the side of.

Pārśvacara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pārśva and cara (चर). See also (synonyms): pārśvaga, pārśvagama, pārśvasthita.

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Pārśvacara (पार्श्वचर).—a servant, an attendant; विपिने पार्श्वचरैर- लक्ष्यमाणः (vipine pārśvacaraira- lakṣyamāṇaḥ) R.9.72;14.29.

Derivable forms: pārśvacaraḥ (पार्श्वचरः).

Pārśvacara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pārśva and cara (चर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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