Dinnaka; 2 Definition(s)


Dinnaka 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Dinnaka in Pali glossary... « previous · [D] · next »

dinnaka : (m.) an adopted son. (nt.) the thing given.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Dinnaka, an adopted son, in enumeration of four kinds of sons (atraja, khettaja, antevāsika, d.) Nd2 448; J.I, 135 (=posāvanatthāya dinna). (Page 322)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of dinnaka in the context of Pali from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 4 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

1) Putta (“ant-hill; snake hole”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Kurubas (...
Dattika, (adj.) (der. fr. datta) given; J.III, 221 (kula°); IV, 146 (id.); nt. a gift D.I, 1...
Atraja, (adj.) (Sk. *ātma-ja, corrupted form for attaja (see attā) through analogy with Sk. atr...
Putta Sutta
1. Putta Sutta. An upasika should teach her only son to be like Cittagahapati, Hatthaka Alava...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: