Striparvan, Strīparvan, Stri-parvan: 2 definitions


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[«previous next»] — Striparvan in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Strīparvan (स्त्रीपर्वन्):—[=strī-parvan] [from strī] n. Name of the 11th book of the Mahābhārata (describing the lamentations of queen Gāndhārī and the other women over the slain heroes), [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 374.]

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Striparvan 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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