Jiri, aka: Jīri; 3 Definition(s)
Jiri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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jīri : (aor. of jirati) became old; decayed.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
Jiri (जिरि).—5 P. (jiriṇoti) To kill, hurt.
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Jīri (जीरि).—[jīryati jṝ -bā° rik] Ved. A man. -f. Quick or flowing water; प्र जीरयः सिस्रते सध्र्य (pra jīrayaḥ sisrate sadhrya) 1 क् पृथक् (k pṛthak) Rv.2.17.3.
Derivable forms: jīriḥ (जीरिः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jiri (जिरि).—r. 5th cl. but restricted to the Vedas (jiriṇoti) To injure, wound or kill. svā-pa-saka-seṭ . ayaṃ vaidikadhātuḥ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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