Kopina, Kopīna: 4 definitions


Kopina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kopīna : (nt.) the generative organ of either sex.

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

Kopīna, (nt.) (cp. Sk. kaupīna) a loin-cloth J. V, 404; Pv. II, 323; PvA. 172; Sdhp. 106.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kōpīṇa (कोपीण) [or न, na].—n f (Corr. from kaupīna S) A cloth worn by males over the privities. v nēsa.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kopīna (कोपीन).—(= Pali id., Sanskrit kau°), lit. the immodest bodily parts; fig. shame: Mahāvastu i.134.2 parakopīnachādaneṣu aparikhinnāś ca bhavanti, and they are unwearied in cover- ing the shame of others, i.e. concealing their disgraceful actions (Senart).

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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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