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परा (parā)

  1. feminine singular nominative of पर (para)


परा (parāf

  1. foreign country (Kathās.)
  2. (botany) a type of plant (L.)
  3. name of a sound in the first of its four stages (L.)
  4. a measure of time (Sāy.)
  5. name of Venna River (MBh., VP.)
  6. name of a goddess
  7. highest point (MBh.)
  8. final beautitude (L.)
  9. ten billion (VP.)
  10. name of some particular sāmans (Kāṭh.)
  11. extended meaning of a word
  12. logical type
  13. existence (W.)
  14. esoteric Vedanta doctrine


Feminine ā-stem declension of परा
Nom. sg. परा (parā)
Gen. sg. परायाः (parāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative परा (parā) परे (pare) पराः (parāḥ)
Vocative परे (pare) परे (pare) पराः (parāḥ)
Accusative पराम् (parām) परे (pare) पराः (parāḥ)
Instrumental परया (parayā) पराभ्याम् (parābhyām) पराभिः (parābhiḥ)
Dative परायै (parāyai) पराभ्याम् (parābhyām) पराभ्यः (parābhyaḥ)
Ablative परायाः (parāyāḥ) पराभ्याम् (parābhyām) पराभ्यः (parābhyaḥ)
Genitive परायाः (parāyāḥ) परयोः (parayoḥ) परानाम् (parānām)
Locative परायाम् (parāyām) परयोः (parayoḥ) परासु (parāsu)


  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0586