Komara, aka: Komāra; 2 Definition(s)

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komāra : (adj.) juvenile.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Komāra, (fr. kumāra) (adj.) juvenile, belonging to a youth or maiden: f. komārī a virgin A. IV, 210.

—pati husband of a girl-wife J. II, 120. —brahmacariyā (°ṃ carati) to practise the vow of chastity or virginity A. III, 224; ThA. 99. —bhacca Np. “master of the k°-science, ” i.e. of the medical treatment of infants (see note on Vin. I, 269 at Vin. Texts II. 174). As such it is the cognomen of Jīvaka D. I, 47 (as Komārabhacca DA. I, 132); Vin. I, 71; J. I, 116; cp. Sdhp. 351. (Page 229)

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