परि

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See also: परि-

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *pári, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pári, from Proto-Indo-European *péri. Cognate with Avestan𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌(pairi), Ancient Greek περί (perí).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

परि (pári)

  1. around, round; about
  2. against, towards

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindi: परि- (pari-)
  • Telugu: పరి (pari)
  • Bengali: পরি- (pori-)
  • Old Javanese: pari-

References[edit]

  • Monier Williams (1899), “परि”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, →OCLC, page 591/2.
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (1996) Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan]‎[1] (in German), volume 2, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, pages 91-2