Purvam, Pūrvam: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pūrvam (पूर्वम्):—[from pūrva] ind. before (also as a [preposition] with [ablative]), formerly, hitherto, previously (sometimes with [present tense]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. (often [in the beginning of a compound] e.g. pūrva-kārin, active before, pūrvokta, said b°; also ifc. in the sense of ‘with’ e.g. prīti-pūrvam, with love; mati-pūrvam with intention, intentionally; mṛdu-pūrva-√bhāṣ, to speak kindly; cf. above; also with an [indeclinable participle] e.g. pūrva-bhojam, or -bhuktvā, having eaten b°, [Pāṇini 3-4, 24]; adya-p, until now, hitherto; p° -tataḥ, first-then; pūrva-paścāt, previously-afterwards; pūrva-upari, previously-subsequently; pūrva-adhūnā or adya, formerly-now)Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Pūrvam (पूर्वम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Puvvi.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Pūrvaṃ (ಪೂರ್ವಂ):—[adverb] priorly; previously.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+2): Purvamadhyahna, Purvamadra, Purvamagadha, Purvamagadhaka, Purvamara, Purvamaraka, Purvamarin, Purvamaryade, Purvambudhi, Purvameva, Purvamgama, Purvamgamana, Purvamgata, Purvamimamsa, Purvamimamsakarika, Purvamimamsarthasamgraha, Purvamimamse, Purvamnaya, Purvamukha, Purvamurdha.
Ends with (+19): Abhipurvam, Abodhapurvam, Abuddhipurvam, Adyapurvam, Ahampurvam, Ajnanapurvam, Anritapurvam, Anupurvam, Appurvam, Ayathapurvam, Bhaktipurvam, Bhavatpurvam, Bhutapurvam, Bodhapurvam, Buddhipurvam, Dayapurvam, Dharapurvam, Matipurvam, Mridupurvam, Parihasapurvam.
Full-text (+196): Bhutapurvam, Prekshapurvam, Bodhapurvam, Pritipurvam, Bhaktipurvam, Yathapurva, Snehapurvam, Smitapurvam, Buddhipurvam, Matipurvam, Tatpurvam, Puvvi, Saushamya, Matipurva, Mridupurva, Pradanapurvam, Abodha, Bhaktipurvakam, Anupurvashas, Dayapurvam.
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Katha Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 5.31.11 < [Sukta 31]
Rig Veda 1.34.10 < [Sukta 34]
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.3.2 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
Verse 2.3.11 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
Verse 2.2.12 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 8.120 < [Section XX - Penalty for Perjury]
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Verse 2.184 < [Section XXX - Rules to be observed by the Religious Student]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)