adverb beyond, further, above, more than, upwards of; only ˚-in connection with numerals (cp. Vedic use of paras with acc. of numerals) e.g. paropaññāsa more th an.50; DN.ii.93; parosataṃ more th an.100; Ja.v.203, Ja.v.497; parosahassaṃ over 1,000; DN.ii.16; SN.i.192 = Thag.1238; Snp.p.106 (= atireka-sahassaṃ Snp-a.450). See also parakkaroti.

cp. Vedic paras; to para