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párvan [ parvan ]
n. a knot, joint ( esp. of a cane or other plant [ cf. parus ], but also of the body ), limb, member ( lit. and fig. ) RV. etc.
a break, pause, division, section ( esp. of a book ) ŚBr. MBh. etc.
the step of a staircase Ragh
a member of a compound Prāt. Nir
a period or fixed time RV. VS. ŚBr. GṛŚrS.
( esp. ) the Cāturmāsya festival, SrS.
the days of the 4 changes of the moon ( i.e. the full and change of the moon and the 8th and 14th of each half-month ) GṛŚrS. Mn. MBh. etc.
a sacrifice performed on the occasion of a change of the moon R.
the day of the moon's passing the node at its opposition or conjunction Var. Sūryas. MBh. etc.
the moment of the sun's entering a new sign W.
any partic. period of the year ( as the equinox, solstice etc. ) ib.
a division of time, e.g. a half-month ( 24 in a year ) MBh.
a day ( 360 ) BhP.
a festival, holiday W.
opportunity, occasion ib.
a moment, instant ib.