पर्वत

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पर्वत (parvata).

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Noun[edit]

पर्वत (parvatmUrdu spelling پروت

  1. (geography) mountain

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Marathi[edit]

Noun[edit]

पर्वत (parvatm

  1. mountain
  2. hill

Sanskrit[edit]

Adjective[edit]

पर्वत (párvata)

  1. knotty, rugged (said of mountains)

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Noun[edit]

पर्वत (párvatam

  1. mountain, mountain range, height, hill, rock (often personified)
    • RV 5.57.3a
      धूनुथ दयाम पर्वतान दाशुषे वसु नि वो वना जिहते यामनो भिया |
      कोपयथ पर्थिवीम पर्श्निमातरः शुभे यद उग्राः पर्षतीर अयुग्ध्वम ||
      dhūnutha dyām parvatān dāśuṣe vasu ni vo vanā jihate yāmano bhiyā |
      kopayatha pṛthivīm pṛśnimātaraḥ śubhe yad ughrāḥ pṛṣatīr ayughdhvam ||
      From hills and heaven ye shake wealth for the worshipper: in terror at your coming low the woods bow down.
      Ye make the earth to tremble, Sons of Prsni, when for victory ye have yoked, fierce Ones! your spotted deer.
    • RV 1.39.5a
      पर वेपयन्ति पर्वतान वि विञ्चन्ति वनस्पतीन |
      परो आरत मरुतो दुर्मदा इव देवासः सर्वया विशा ||
      pra vepayanti parvatān vi viñcanti vanaspatīn |
      pro ārata maruto durmadā iva devāsaḥ sarvayā viśā ||
      They make the mountains rock and reel, they rend the forest-kings apart.
      Onward, ye Maruts, drive, like creatures drunk with wine, ye, Gods with all your company.
  2. an artificial mound or heap (of grain, salt, silver, gold etc. presented to Brahmans)
  3. the number 7 (from the 7 principal mountain-ranges)
  4. a fragment of rock, stone
  5. a (mountain-like) cloud
    • RV 1.64.11b
      हिरण्ययेभिः पविभिः पयोव्र्ध उज्जिघ्नन्त आपथ्यो न पर्वतान |
      मखा अयासः सवस्र्तो धरुवच्युतो दुध्रक्र्तो मरुतो भराजद्र्ष्टयः ||
      hiraṇyayebhiḥ pavibhiḥ payovṛdha ujjighnanta āpathyo na parvatān |
      makhā ayāsaḥ svasṛto dhruvacyuto dudhrakṛto maruto bhrājadṛṣṭayaḥ ||
      They who with golden fellies make the rain increase drive forward the big clouds like wanderers on the way.
      Self-moving, brisk, unwearied, they o'erthrow the firm; the Maruts with bright lances make all things to reel.
  6. tree
  7. a species of pot herb
  8. a pabda catfish, Ompok pabda ( <= (Silurus pabda)
  9. name of a Vasu
  10. name of a Rishi (associated with Nārada and messenger of the gods, supposed author of Rigveda VIII, 12; IX, 104, 105, where he has the patronymic Kāṇva and Kāśyapa)
  11. name of a son of Paurṇamāsa (son of Marīci and Sambhūti)
  12. name of a minister of king Purū-ravas
  13. name of a monkey
  14. name of one of the 10 religious orders founded by Śaṃkarācārya's pupils (whose members add the word parvata to their names)

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0609