Parvagamin, Parvagāmin, Parvan-gamin: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parvagāmin (पर्वगामिन्).—m. one who has sexual intercourse with his wife at particular times or occasions when such intercourse is prohibited by the Śāstras.

Parvagāmin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parvan and gāmin (गामिन्).

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

Parvagāmin (पर्वगामिन्) or Parvvagāmin.—m. (-mī) A man who associates with his wife on festival or holy days. E. parva, and gāmin who goes.

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

Parvagāmin (पर्वगामिन्):—[=parva-gāmin] [from parva > parv] m. one who approaches his wife on f°, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Parvagāmin (पर्वगामिन्):—[parva-gāmin] (mī) 5. m. A man keeping holiday with his wife.

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Parvagamin 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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