Prithiviparpataka, Pṛthivīparpaṭaka, Prithivi-parpataka: 1 definition


Prithiviparpataka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Pṛthivīparpaṭaka can be transliterated into English as Prthiviparpataka or Prithiviparpataka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prithiviparpataka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pṛthivīparpaṭaka (पृथिवीपर्पटक).—m. (so read with Index; text °parvaṭaka; Mironov °paryaṭaka, vv.ll. °parv°, °parp°), probably = bhūmi-, bhū-p°, a kind of edible mushroom: Mahāvyutpatti 5287 = Tibetan sa zhag, lit. earth-fat (-grease), according to [Tibetan-English Dictionary] bitumen (or rock-oil, petroleum); follows pṛthivī-rasa and precedes vanalatā and pṛthivī-maṇḍa.

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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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