parvan पर्वन्

Definition: n. [fulness: √ 1. pri] knot of a cane or plant; joint; limb; section, divi sion in a book; natural break in a narrative or conversation; juncture, period; node, day of periodic change of the moon (of which there are two or four); sacrifice performed on one of these days; time when the moon passes through the node at conjunction or opposi tion; end of an eclipse; (-va)-sarkaraka, m. N.; (-va)-samdhi, m.change of moon, esp. time of new or full-moon.

Dictionary: Macdonell
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