Kukutthaka: 2 definitions


Kukutthaka means something in 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kukutthaka : (m.) a kind of bird.

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

Kukutthaka, (v. l. BB. kukkuṭhaka) a kind of bird J. VI, 539. Kern (Toev. s. v.) takes it to be Sk. kukkuṭaka, phasianus gallus. (Page 218)

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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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