Parvatiya, Parvatīya, Pārvatīya: 14 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Parvatiya in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय).—(PARVATĪYA). A king who lived during the period of Mahābhārata. He was born of the species of the dānava called Kukṣi. (Śloka 56, Chapter 67, Ādi Parva).

2) Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय).—(PARVATĪYA). Those who resided in the country called Pārvatīya in ancient Bhārata were called Pārvatīyas. Pārvatīyas were also present for the Rājasūya of Dharmaputra. When the Pāṇḍavas had to fight against Jayadratha during their exile in the forests these pārvatīyas fought on the side of Jayadratha. Arjuna killed them all. In the Kurukṣetra battle the Pārvatīyas fought on the side of the Kauravas. Pārvatīya was a very important country of ancient Bhārata. Once the Pārvatīyas fought against Kṛṣṇa and Kṛṣṇa conquered them. In the great battle the pārvatīyas fought against the Pāṇḍavas under the banners of Śakuni and Ulūka. The Pāṇḍavas destroyed them all. (Chapter 52, Sabhā parva; Chapter 271, Vana Parva; Chapter 30, Udyoga Parva; Chapter 9, Bhīṣma Parva; Chapter 11, Droṇa Parva; Chapter 46, Karṇa Parva and Chapter 1, Śalya Parva).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.56, VIII.30.79, VIII.51.19) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pārvatīya) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Parvatiya in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय) refers to “people of mountainous countries”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 17), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If Mercury should suffer defeat in his conjunction with Jupiter, the Mlecchas, the Śūdras, thieves, rich men, the people of Trigarta and those of mountainous countries (pārvatīya) will suffer and there will also be earthquakes”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parvatiya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parvatīya (पर्वतीय).—a S pop. parvatī a Relating to mountains, mountainous; a mountaineer or highlander. 2 Apt at steeps and ascents--a horse. Ex. caḍhē śaila nīṭa || lahāna ghōḍā lāmbīsa thōḍā || tō parvatī ||.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parvatiya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parvatīya (पर्वतीय).—a. Belonging to a mountain, hilly, mountainous.

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Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय).—a.

1) (- f.) Dwelling in a mountain.

-yaḥ A mountaineer.

2) Name of a particular mountain tribe (pl.); तत्र जन्यं रघोर्घोरं पार्वतीयैर्गणैरभूत् (tatra janyaṃ raghorghoraṃ pārvatīyairgaṇairabhūt) R.4.77.

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

Parvatīya (पर्वतीय) or Parvvatīya.—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Mountainous, mountaineer, &c. E. parvata mountain, cha aff.

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Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय) or Pārvvatīya.—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Mountain, mountaineer. m. plu. Name of a mountain tribe. E. parvatīya, and aṇ added.

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

Parvatīya (पर्वतीय).—i. e. parvata + īya, adj. Referring to a mountain, growing on, ruling over, a mountain, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 2668.

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Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय).—i. e. parvata + īya, I. adj. Mountain, mountaineer, [Draupadīpramātha] 8, 8. Ii. m. A certain prince ruling in the mountains, Mahābhārata 1, 2692.

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

Parvatīya (पर्वतीय).—[adjective] mountainous, mountain.

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Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय).—[adjective] living in the mountains; [masculine] mountaineer.

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

1) Parvatīya (पर्वतीय):—[from parv] mfn. belonging to or produced in mountains, [Atharva-veda; Harivaṃśa] (cf. [Pāṇini 4-2, 143]).

2) Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय):—[from pārvata] mfn. living or dwelling in the mountains, mountainous

3) [v.s. ...] m. a mountaineer, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] Juglans Regia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a sovereign ruling in the mountains, [Mahābhārata]

6) [v.s. ...] ([plural]) of a m° tribe, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Parvatīya (पर्वतीय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] Mountainous.

2) Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] Of a mountain.

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Parvatiya 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parvatiya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Parvatīya (पर्वतीय) [Also spelled parvatiy]:—(a) hilly; mountainous; pertaining or belonging to the hills/mountain.

2) Pārvatīya (पार्वतीय) [Also spelled parvatiy]:—(a) mountainous, hilly, orographic; pertaining to the mountains/hills.

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