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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.