Suparvan, Suparvān, Su-parvan: 11 definitions

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Suparvan means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Suparvan (सुपर्वन्).—Another name of King Bhagadatta. (See under Bhagadatta).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Suparvān (सुपर्वान्).—A god of Sukarmāṇa group.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 88; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 92.

1b) An Asura of Śrītalam.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 50. 38.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Suparvan in Kavya glossary
Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Suparvan (सुपर्वन्) refers to a “rainbow” or a “kind of nail-mark”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 18.134.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Suparvan (सुपर्वन्).—a. welljointed, having many joints or knots. (-m.)

1) a bamboo.

2) an arrow.

3) a god, deity; विहाय या सर्वसुपर्व- नायकम् (vihāya yā sarvasuparva- nāyakam) N.4.9;14.41,76.

4) a special lunar day (as the day of full or new moon, and the 8th and 14th day of each fortnight).

5) smoke. (-f.) white Dūrvā grass.

Suparvan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and parvan (पर्वन्).

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

Suparvan (सुपर्वन्) or Suparvvan.—m.

(-rvā) 1. A god, a deity. 2. An arrow. 3. A bamboo. 4. A lunar day, in which religious cermonies are particularly performed, as the new moon, and the eighth and the fourteenth days of each fortnight. 5. Smoke. Adj. Well-jointed. E. su good or much, and parvan a knot or joint.

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

Suparvan (सुपर्वन्).—m. 1. a bamboo. 2. an arrow. 3. = 5 and 7. 4. a deity. 5. smoke.

Suparvan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and parvan (पर्वन्).

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

Suparvan (सुपर्वन्).—[adjective] well-knotted (arrow).

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

1) Suparvan (सुपर्वन्):—[=su-parvan] [from su > su-pakva] m. a good period of time, [Kāśī khaṇḍa, from the skanda-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. having beautiful joints or knots, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] having beautiful sections (said of books), [Vāsavadattā]

4) [v.s. ...] highly extolled, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Inscriptions]

5) [v.s. ...] m. cane, bamboo, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] an arrow, [ib.]

7) [v.s. ...] smoke, [ib.]

8) [v.s. ...] a god, deity, [Kāśī khaṇḍa, from the skanda-purāṇa; Kāvya literature]

9) [v.s. ...] = parvan, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [v.s. ...] a special lunar day (in which religious ceremonies are performed, as the full and new moon, and the 8th and 14th days of each fortnight), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

11) [v.s. ...] Name of a being reckoned among the Viśve Devāḥ, [Harivaṃśa]

12) [v.s. ...] of a son of the 10th Manu, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

13) [v.s. ...] of a son of Antarikṣa, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

14) [v.s. ...] of a teacher, [Patañjali]

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

Suparvan (सुपर्वन्):—[su-parvan] (rvvā) 5. m. A god; an arrow; a bambu; a lunar day for ceremonies, the 8th or 14th of each fortnight; smoke.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Suparvan (सुपर्वन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Supavva.

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Suparvan 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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