Shvetaparvata, Śvetaparvata, Shveta-parvata: 3 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Śvetaparvata can be transliterated into English as Svetaparvata or Shvetaparvata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śvetaparvata (श्वेतपर्वत).—Name of a mountain; दन्तै- श्चतुर्भिः श्वेताद्रेर्हरन् भगवतो महीम् (dantai- ścaturbhiḥ śvetādrerharan bhagavato mahīm) Bhāg.8.8.4 (com. kailāsa).
Derivable forms: śvetaparvataḥ (श्वेतपर्वतः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvetaparvata (श्वेतपर्वत):—[=śveta-parvata] [from śveta > śvit] m. ‘wh° mountain’, Name of a m°, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]
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