Parvatashraya, aka: Parvatāśraya, Parvata-ashraya; 2 Definition(s)


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Parvatāśraya (पर्वताश्रय).—a fabulous animal called Śarabha, q. v.

Derivable forms: parvatāśrayaḥ (पर्वताश्रयः).

Parvatāśraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parvata and āśraya (आश्रय).

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Parvatāśraya (पर्वताश्रय).—a mountaineer.

Derivable forms: parvatāśrayaḥ (पर्वताश्रयः).

Parvatāśraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parvata and āśraya (आश्रय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parvatāśraya (पर्वताश्रय) or Parvvatāśraya.—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Mountaineer, living, &c. in mountains. m.

(-yaḥ) A fabulous animal, the Sarabha. E. parvata, and āśraya abode.

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