Pahlava, Pahlavā: 13 definitions


Pahlava means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Pahlava (पह्लव):—m. pl. Nomen proprium eines Volkes, die Perser [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 10, 44.] (vasiṣṭhasya payasvinī) asṛjatpahlavānpucchāt [Mahābhārata 1, 6683. 2, 1119. 1871. 6, 335] (pahnava geschrieben: vgl. [Viṣṇupurāṇa 189). 375] (pahnava [Viṣṇupurāṇa 195).] [Harivaṃśa 760. 768. 776.] pahlavāḥ śmaśrudhāriṇaḥ [?781. 782. 1426= 1764. 6441.] tasyā (kāmadhenoḥ) hambhāravotsṛṣṭāḥ pahlavāḥ [Rāmāyaṇa Gorresio 1, 55, 18 (54, 18] [SCHL.][).] (kāmadhenoḥ) urasastvabhisaṃjātāḥ pahlavāḥ śastrapāṇayaḥ [?56, 2. 4, 43, 21. VARĀH BṚH. S. 5, 38. 14, 17. 16, 38. 18, 6. Viṣṇupurāṇa 374] (pahnava). [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 58, 30. 50.] Vgl. pallava am Ende.

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

Pahlava (पह्लव):—m. Pl. die Parther oder Perser.

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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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