Parashurama, Paraśurāma, Parashu-rama: 32 definitions

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Parashurama has 30 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Paraśurāma can be transliterated into English as Parasurama or Parashurama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Paraśurāma (परशुराम):—(pa + rāma) m.

1) Rāma mit der Axt, Beiname Rāma’s, des Sohnes des Jamadagni, [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 848,] [Scholiast] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 401.] [Prabodhacandrodaja 5, 5.] rāmaka [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) Nomen proprium eines neueren Fürsten, auf dessen Befehl der paraśurāmaprakāśa verfasst wurde, [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 1025]; vgl. [No. 1283. 1403.]

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Paraśurāma (परशुराम):—

1) [Oxforder Handschriften 14,a,11. 83,a,26. 129,a,20.] jayantī [284,a,5.] —

2) ein Autor [Oxforder Handschriften 278,b,22. 341,a,35.]

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

Paraśurāma (परशुराम):—m.

1) Beiname Rāma’s , des Sohnes des Jamadagni. —

2) Nomen proprium eines Fürsten und eines Autors.

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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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