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Pana, aka: Pāṇa, Paṇa, Pāna; 3 Definition(s)

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3 Definition(s) from various sources:

1) Paṇa (पण).—A coin.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 227. 14.

2) Pana (पन).—A Devagandharva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 68. 39.

3a) Pāna (पान).—The region of adharma and of Kali;1 drinking liquor by a king is to be avoided.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 17. 38.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 220. 8.

3b) The hamlet next in rank above kheta*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 7. 110.
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Pāṇa, (fr. pa+an, cp. Vedic prāṇa breath of life; P. apāna, etc. ) living being, life, creature D. III, 48, 63, 133; S. I, 209, 224; V, 43, 227, 441 (mahā-samudde); A. I, 161; II, 73, 176, 192; Sn. 117, 247, 394, 704; Dh. 246; DA. I, 69, 161; KhA 26; ThA. 253; PvA. 9, 28, 35; VvA. 72; DhA. II, 19.—pl. also pāṇāni, e.g. Sn. 117; Dh. 270. ‹-› Bdhgh’s defn of pāṇa is “pāṇanatāya pāṇā; assāsapassās’āyatta-vuttitāyā ti attho” Vism. 310.

—âtipāta destruction of life, murder Vin. I, 83 (in “dasa sikkhāpadāni, ” see also sīla), 85, 193; D. III, 68, 70, 149, 182, 235; M. I, 361; III, 23; Sn. 242; It. 63; J. III, 181; Pug. 39 sq.; Nett 27; VbhA. 383 (var. degrees of murder); DhA. II, 19; III, 355; DA. I, 69; PvA. 27. —âtipātin one who takes the life of a living being, destroying life D. III, 82; M. III, 22; S. II, 167; It. 92; DhA. II, 19. —upeta possessed or endowed with life, alive (cp. BSk. prāṇopeta Divy 72, 462 etc. ) S. I, 173; Sn. 157; DA. I, 236. —ghāta slaying life, killing, murder DA. I, 69; —ghātin= âtipātin DhA. II, 19. —bhu a living being J. IV, 494. —bhūta=°bhu M. III, 5; A. II, 210; III, 92; IV, 249 sq.; J. IV, 498. —vadha=âtipāta DA. I, 69. —sama equal to or as dear as life J. II, 343; Dpvs XI. 26; DhA. I, 5. —hara taking away life, destructive M. I, 10=III, 97; S. IV, 206; A. II, 116, 143, 153; III, 163. (Page 451)

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Paṇa, (in this meaning unknown in Sk; only in one faulty var. lect. as “house”; see BR s. v. paṇa. Usual meaning “wager”) a shop J. IV, 488 (v. l. pana). (Page 403)

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Pana, (indecl.) (doublet of Sk. puna(ḥ) wiṭh diff. meaning (see puna), cp. Geiger, P. Gr. § 34) adversative & interrogative particle, sometimes (originally, cp. puna “again, further”) merely connecting & continuing the story.—(1) (adversative) but, on the contrary J. I, 222; II, 159; VvA. 79 (correl. with tāva). ca pana “but” J. I, 152; atha ca pana “and yet” D. I, 139; J. I, 279; na kho pana “certainly not” J. I, 151; vā pana “or else” Vin. I, 83; Dh. 42; Sn. 376, 829.—(2) (in questions) then, now J. II, 4 (kiṃ p.), 159 (kahaṃ p.); VvA. 21 (kena p.); PvA. 27 (katamaṃ p.).—(3) (conclusive or copulative) and, and now, further, moreover D. I, 139 (siyā kho p. be it now that ... ); Sn. 23, 393, 396, 670; J. I, 278; PvA. 3. (Page 411)

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Pāna, (Vedic pāna, fr. , pibati=Lat. bibo, pp. pīta, Idg. *po(i), cp. Gr. pi/nw to drink, pόtos drink; Obulg. piti to drink, pivo drink; Lith. penas milk; Lat. potus drink, poculum drinking vessel (=Sk. pātra, P. patta)) drink, including water as well as any other liquid. Often combd with anna° (food), e.g. Sn. 485, 487; Pv. I, 52; and °bhojana (id.) e.g. Dh. 249; J. I, 204. Two sets of 8 drinks are given in detail at Nd1 372.—Vin. I, 245, 249 (yāgu°); S. V, 375 (majja°); Sn. 82, 398, 924; J. I, 202 (dibba°); Pug. 51; PvA. 7, 8, 50.—âgāra a drinking booth, a tavern Vin. II, 267; III, 151; J. I, 302 (=surā-geha C.); Vbh. 247; VbhA. 339. (Page 452)

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pana : ((Adversative and interogative particle) ind.) and; yet; but; out the contrary; and now; more over. || pāna (nt.) drinking; a drink; a syrup.

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pāṇa : (m.) life; breath; a living being.

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