Kudda, Kuḍḍa: 3 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kuḍḍa : (nt.) a wall.

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

Kuḍḍa, (to kṣud to grind, cp. cuṇṇa) a wall built of wattle and daub, in °nagaraka “a little wattle and daub town. ” D. II, 146, 169 (cp. Rh. D. on this in Buddh. Suttas p. 99). Three such kinds of simply-built walls are mentioned at Vin. IV, 266, viz. iṭṭhakā° of tiles, silā° of stone, dāru° of wood. The explanation of kuḍḍa at Vism. 394 is “geha-bhittiyā etam adhivacanaṃ. ” Kuḍḍa-rājā see under kuṭṭa). Also in tirokuḍḍaṃ outside the wall M. I, 34=II. 18; A. IV, 55; Vism. 394, and tirokuḍḍesu Kh VIII1=Pv. I, 51.—parakuḍḍaṃ nissāya J. II, 431 (near another man’s wall) is doubtful; vv. ll. S. kuḍḍhaṃ. B. kuṭaṃ and kuṭṭaṃ. (kuḍḍa-) pāda the lower part of a lath and plaster wall Vin. II, 152. Note. Kuḍḍa at Vin. II, 151 is to be read kuṭṭa. (Page 219)

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Kuḍḍa (कुड्ड).—(Pali id., = Sanskrit kuḍya), wall: Mahāvastu i.25.14 ff.

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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. 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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