Purvapara, Pūrvāpara, Purva-apara: 11 definitions

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Introduction:

Purvapara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Purvapar.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर).—a (S pūrva & apara) Antecedent and subse- quent; the preceding and the following; as pūrvāparasambandha. 2 Used as ad At the beginning and subsequently. Ex. grantha pū0 pāhilyāvāñcūna lāgaṇāra nāhīṃ.

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pūrvāpāra (पूर्वापार) [or पूर्वांपार, pūrvāmpāra].—ad (A corruption and perversion of pūrvāpara S) From the first; from olden times; from days of yore. Ex. hyā gāṃvacī pūrvāpāra vahivāṭa asīca āhē; āmhī pūrvāpāra jasēṃ varttata ālōṃ tyāpramāṇēṃ puḍhēṃ varttūṃ.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pūrvāpāra (पूर्वापार).—ad From the first; from olden times.

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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»] — Purvapara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर).—a.

1) eastern and western; कतमोऽयं पूर्वापर- समुद्रावगाढः सानुमानालोक्यते (katamo'yaṃ pūrvāpara- samudrāvagāḍhaḥ sānumānālokyate) Ś.7; पूर्वापरौ तोयनिधी वगाह्य (pūrvāparau toyanidhī vagāhya) Ku. 1.1.

2) first and last.

3) prior and subsequent, preceding and following.

4) connected with another. (-ram) 1 what is before and behind.

2) connection; न च पूर्वापरं विद्यात् (na ca pūrvāparaṃ vidyāt) Ms.8.56.

3) the proof and the thing to be proved. °विरोधः (virodhaḥ) inconsistency, incongruity.

Pūrvāpara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pūrva and apara (अपर).

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

Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर) or Pūrvvāpara.—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) First and last, prior and subsequent. n.

(-raṃ) Proof, and thing to be proved. E. pūrva, and apara after.

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

Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर).—I. adj. 1. being before and behind. 2. prior and subsequent. Ii. n. sing. 1. east and west. 2. connexion, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 56 (Proof, and thing to be proved, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)]).

— Cf. [Gothic.] afar, after, [New High German.] aber.

Pūrvāpara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pūrva and apara (अपर).

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

Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर).—[adjective] fore and hind, eastern and western, first and last, prior and subsequent.

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

1) Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर):—[from pūrva] mfn. being before and behind

2) [v.s. ...] directed forward and backward, eastern and western, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Kālidāsa] etc. (-tva n., [Śaṃkarācārya])

3) [v.s. ...] prior and subsequent, first and last

4) [v.s. ...] preceding and following, following one another, connected with one another, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.

5) [from pūrva] n. that which is before and behind, east and west, [Sūryasiddhānta]

6) [v.s. ...] connection, [Manu-smṛti viii, 56]

7) [v.s. ...] the proof and thing to be proved, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर):—[pūrvā+para] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. First and last. n. Proof, thing to be proved.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर):—(pūrva + apara) adj.; subst. n. sg. oder du. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 4, 12.]

1) vorn und hinten befindlich, östlich und westlich [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 15, 4, 26. 17, 5, 15. 16, 7, 25.] pūrvāparau vārinidhī [Kumārasaṃbhava 1, 1.] [Śākuntala 99, 15.] Davon nom. abstr. tva [] zu [Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad] [S. 22.] pūrvāpara n. das Vorn und Hinten, Osten und Westen: pūrvāparāpakṛṣṭāḥ [Sūryasiddhānta 2, 3.] —

2) der frühere und spätere: na divā śayīta na pūrvāpararātrau in der ersten und letzten Hälfte der Nacht [Śāṅkhāyana’s Gṛhyasūtrāṇi 4, 4.] vorangehend und nachfolgend, auf einander folgend, zusammenhängend [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 16, 2, 4. 22, 1, 33.] evaṃ pūrvāparāṃkleśāṃstitikṣate sma pāṇḍavāḥ [Mahābhārata 5, 929.] na ca pūrvāparaṃ vidyāt so v. a. den Zusammenhang [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 56.] pūrvāparībhūta auf einander folgend geworden, zusammenhängend: bhūtaṃ bhāvamākhyātenācaṣṭe [Yāska’s Nirukta 1, 1.] vyāpārakalāpa [Sāhityadarpana 10, 17.] pūrvāparam adv. nach einander: pū.vā.a.aṃ carato mā.ayai.au [Ṛgveda 10, 85, 18.] — Vgl. paurvāparya .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर):—Adj. —

1) vorn und hinten befindlich , nach vorn und hinten gerichtet.

2) östlich und westlich [215,9] —

3) der frühere und spätere. rātri f. die erste und letzte Hälfte der Nacht , dina n. der Vorund Nachmittag [Aufrecht 10,b,N.5.] —

4) vorangehend und nachfolgend , auf ein ander folgend , zusammenhängend. pūrvāparam nach einander Bharadvāja im Comm. zu [Āpastamba’s Śrautasūtra 6,29,16.] Nom.abstr. pūrvāparatva n. [Śaṃkarācārya] zu [Bṛhadāraṇyakopaniṣad .S.22.]

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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»] — Purvapara in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pūrvāpara (पूर्वापर) [Also spelled purvapar]:—(ind) the previous and the next, the preceding and the following; —[krama] sequence, succession; ~[] sequence, succession.

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