Kathin: 2 definitions
Kathin 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kathin, (adj.) (-°) (cp. kathika) speaking; one who speaks, a speaker, preacher J. I, 148 (dhamma-kathikesu citrakathī); Miln. 90, 348 (°seṭṭha best of speakers). See also kathaṃ-kathin. (Page 184)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Kathin (कथिन्).—(-kathin), adj. ifc. (Sanskrit kathā plus -in; = Pali id., ifc.), speaking, declaring: Lalitavistara 363.11 (verse) satyāsatyakathī, n.sg.
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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Starts with (+21): Kathina, Kathina Ceremony, Kathina Vagga, Kathinacitta, Kathinacivara, Kathinadussa, Kathinahridaya, Kathinaka, Kathinakhandhaka, Kathinakkhandha, Kathinamandapa, Kathinamarji, Kathinamurdhaja, Kathinantahkarana, Kathinaphala, Kathinaprishtha, Kathinaprishthaka, Kathinarajju, Kathinasala, Kathinata.
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