Kalebara, Kaḷebara: 2 definitions

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kalebara : (nt.) the body.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kaḷebara, (: kale° and kalevara) (m. & nt.) (cp. BSk. kaḍebara Av. Ś. II. 26) 1. the body S. I, 62=A. II, 48; =IV. 429 =M. I, 82; J. II, 437, III, 96, 244; Vism. 49, 230.—2. a dead body, corpse, carcass; often in description of death: khandhānaṃ bhedo k°assa nikkhepo, D. II, 355= M. I. 49=Vbh. 137; Th. 2, 467; J. III, 180, 511; V, 459; Mhvs 2010; 3781; PvA. 80. Cp. kuṇapa.—3. the step in a flight of stairs M. II, 92, cp. kalingara. (Page 200)

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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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