Ayuka, aka: Āyuka; 2 Definition(s)


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āyuka : (adj.) having the age of.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Āyuka, (-°) (adj.) (fr. āyu) — being of life; having a life or age A. IV, 396 (niyat°); VvA. 196 (yāvatāyukā dibbasampatti divine bliss lasting for a lifetime). Esp. freq. in combn. with dīgha (long) and appa (short) as dīghāyuka A. IV, 240; PvA. 27; appāyuka A. IV, 247; PvA. 103; both at Vism. 422. In phrase vīsati-vassasahass’āyukesu manussesu at the time when men lived 20 000 years D. II, 5—12 (see Table at Dial. II. 6); DhA. II, 9; PvA. 135; dasa-vassasahass’āyukesu manussesu (10 000 years) PvA. 73; cattāḷīsa° DhA. I, 103; catusaṭṭhi-kapp’āyukā subhakiṇhā Vism. 422. (Page 106)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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