Devila: 9 definitions
Devila means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A Kesadhatu, an officer of Parakkamabahu I. He was in charge of the district of Mahaniyyama. Cv.lxxii.57.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Devila (देविल).—a. (-kī f.), [devila] a.
1) Divine, godly.
2) Derived from a god.
3) Virtuous, pious.
See also (synonyms): devika.
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Devila (देविल).—a. Righteous, virtuous, divine.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) 1. Virtuous, pious, just. 2. Appertaining to a deity: see devika. E. deva, and ilac Unadi aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Devila (देविल):—[from deva] m. idem, [ib.]
2) [v.s. ...] mfn. righteous, virtuous (= dhārmika), [Uṇādi-sūtra i, 57 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
3) [v.s. ...] appertaining to a deity, divine, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devila (देविल):—[(laḥ-lā-laṃ) a.] Virtuous, pious; appertaining to a deity.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Devila (देविल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Devila.
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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 (even English!). 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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Devila (देविल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Devila.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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Starts with: Devilata.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)