Ayuka, Āyuka: 2 definitions
Ayuka means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
āyuka : (adj.) having the age of.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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. frequent 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)
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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