Kankshayitata, Kāṅkṣāyitatā: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Kāṅkṣāyitatā can be transliterated into English as Kanksayitata or Kankshayitata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kāṅkṣāyitatā (काङ्क्षायितता).—(kāṅkṣāyita-tā), f., and -tva, nt. (= Pali kaṅkhāyita-tta, nt.; abstract from denom. pple. derived from kāṅkṣā, Pali kaṅkhā; compare prec. two and next), state of doubt: -tā, Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 454.10; -tva, Avadāna-śataka i.228.6 ff.; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 454.9.

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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.

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