Attiyanika, Aṭṭiyānika: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Aṭṭiyānika (अट्टियानिक).—(?) or °vānika, pl. °kā, so mss. at Mv iii.442.15, corresponding to āgrīvanīya at iii.113.10; Senart em. aṭṭavāṇijā, which is quite implausible and not really easier to interpret. In a list of designations of various tradesmen or artisans.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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