Khalu; 4 Definition(s)
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khalu : (ind.) indeed; surely.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Khalu, (indecl. , usually contracted to kho, q. v. ) either positive: indeed, surely, truly D. I, 87; Sn. p. 103; J. IV, 391 (as khaḷu); Mhvs VII. 17; or negative: indeed not Vism. 60 (=paṭisedhan’atthe nipāto).—pacchābhattika (adj.)=na p°: a person who refuses food offered to him after the normal time Vin. V, 131=193; Pug. 69; Vism. 61. See Com. quot. by Childers, p. 310. (Page 235)(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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.
Khalu (खलु).—ind. A particle implying :-(a)
1) Certainly, surely, verily, indeed; मार्गे पदानि खलु ते विषमीभवन्ति (mārge padāni khalu te viṣamībhavanti) Ś.4.15; अनुत्सेकः खलु विक्रमालङ्कारः (anutsekaḥ khalu vikramālaṅkāraḥ) V.1; न खल्वनिर्जित्य रघुं कृती भवान् (na khalvanirjitya raghuṃ kṛtī bhavān) R.3.51. (b) Now, now then, now further; Rv.1.34.14.
2) Entreaty, conciliation ('pray'); न खलु न खलु बाणः सन्निपात्योयमस्मिन् (na khalu na khalu bāṇaḥ sannipātyoyamasmin) Ś.1.1; न खलु न खलु मुग्धे साहसं कार्यमेतत् (na khalu na khalu mugdhe sāhasaṃ kāryametat) Nāg.3.
3) Inquiry; न खलु तामभिक्रुद्धो गुरुः (na khalu tāmabhikruddho guruḥ) V.3. (= kiṃ abhikruddho guruḥ); न खलु विदितास्ते तत्र निवसन्तश्चाणक्य- हतकेन (na khalu viditāste tatra nivasantaścāṇakya- hatakena) Mu.2; न खलूग्ररुषा पिनाकिना गमितः साऽपि सुहृद्गतां गतिम् (na khalūgraruṣā pinākinā gamitaḥ sā'pi suhṛdgatāṃ gatim) Ku.4.24.
4) Prohibition (with gerunds); निर्धारितेऽथ लेखेन खलूक्त्वा खलु वाचिकम् (nirdhārite'tha lekhena khalūktvā khalu vācikam) Śi.2.7.
5) Reason (for); न विदीर्ये कठिनाः खलु स्त्रियः (na vidīrye kaṭhināḥ khalu striyaḥ) Ku.4.5. (G. M. cites this as an illustration of viṣāda or dejection); विधिना जन एष वञ्चितस्त्वदधीनं खलु देहिनां सुखम् (vidhinā jana eṣa vañcitastvadadhīnaṃ khalu dehināṃ sukham) 4.1.
6) खलु (khalu) is sometimes used as an expletive.
7) Sometimes only to add grace to the sentence (vākyālaṅkāra); Bṛ. Up.1.3.6.(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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