Purv, Pūrv: 7 definitions


Purv means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Purv (पुर्व्).—1 P. (purvati)

1) To fill.

2) To dwell, inhabit.

3) To invite (said to be 1 P. in the last two senses).

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Pūrv (पूर्व्).—1 P. To fill; -(1 P.)

1) To invite.

2) To live.

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

Purv (पुर्व्).—[purva] r. 1st cl. (purvati) To fill. r. 10th cl. (purvayati) 1. To dwell or inhabit 2. To invite. bhvā0 para0 saka0 seṭ, cu0 .

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

Purv (पुर्व्).—PūRv, and pūrb PŪRb, i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To fill (cf. pṛ10). i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] To dwell.

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Pūrv (पूर्व्).—see purv.

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

Purv (पुर्व्):—(cf. pṝ) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] pūrvati, to fill, [Dhātupāṭha xv, 67];

— [class] 10. pūrvayati, to dwell, [xxxii, 126.]

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Purv 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Purv in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) the east; (a) former; previous, preceding, prior; anterior; fore—; ~[kathana] prediction; —[katha] tie-in, the earlier story; —[karma] previous deeds/actions; ~[kalpana] preconception; ~[kalpita] preconceived; anticipated; ~[kalpi] anticpative; ~[kamsya yuga] early bronze age; ~[kala] past, former times, olden days; ~[kalika] past, belonging to former times, ancient; •[kriya] absolutive verb; ~[kalika kridamta] absolutive participle; ~[kalina] past, of the past, of previous times/days/age; ~[krita] done or committed previously; ~[gata] preceding, prior, former; ~[gamita] backwardness; ~[gami] preceding, prior, former; ~[grihita] presupposed; biassed, prejudiced; ~[graha] bias, prejudice; ~[cimtana] premeditation; prior comprehension; ~[cetana] preconscious, preconscious mind; ~[ja] ancestor(s); ~[janma] previous birth; —[jivana] pre-existence; former life; —[jnana] anticipation; foresight, foreknowledge; inkling; ~[ta] precedence; priority; ~[datta] given previously; ~[darshana] preview; ~[dharana] presumption; concept; notion; ~[niyata] predestined; appointed earlier; ~[niyati] destiny; ~[nirnaya] prejudgment; predetermination; earlier decision/resolution; ~[nishcita] predecided; predestined; resolved earlier; ~[paksha] the first objection to an assertion in a discussion; the first statement of the plaintiff; plaint; proposition; the first half of the lunar month; ~[pada] the first member of a compound word; ~[pithika] background; introduction; prolegomenon; ~[purusha] a progenitor; ancestor(s), forefather(s); ~[pratyaya]([na]) preconception; ~[bhuta] existing previously; former; late; ~[mimamsa] one of the six systems of Indian philosophy attributed to the savant Jaimini: who, in interpreting the Vedic texts, discusses the eternity of the sound identified with [brahma; ~mudra] pre-print; ~[yayi] preceding; a predecessor; ~[ramga] prologue, prelude of a drama, overture; ~[raga] incipient affection; courtship; ~[rupa] previous form; prognosis; ~[lekha] a protocol; antescript; ~[vat] as before; in tact; ~[vartita] precedence; priority; ~[varti] previous, prior, preceding, precedent, happening before; a predecessor; ~[vadi] a plaintiff; ~[vicarita] forethought; preconceived; deliberated upon earlier; ~[vid] one who knows previous things; ~[vritta] antecedents; anteposition; ~[sucaka] premonitory..—purv (पूर्व) is alternatively transliterated as Pūrva.

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