Kumbhi, aka: Kumbhī; 4 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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kumbhī : (f.) a pot.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Kumbhī, (f.) a large round pot (often combd with kaḷopī, ) Vin. I, 49, 52, 286; II, 142, 210; Th. 2, 283. loha° a copper (also as lohamaya k° Sn. 670), in °pakkhepana, one of the ordeals in Niraya PvA. 221. Also a name for one of the Nirayas (see lohakumbhī). Cp. nidhi°.

—mukha the rim of a pot (always with kaḷopi-mukha) D. I, 166 and≈(see kaḷopī); Vism. 328. (Page 222)

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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Marathi-English dictionary

kumbhī (कुंभी).—f kumbhyā or kumbyā m (Or kumbhā) A tree. Strong rope is made from the bark of it, and its leaves cover the iralēṃ.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

Kumbhī (कुम्भी).—

1) A small water-jar; Rām.2.91.72.

2) An earthen cooking vessel; आविष्कुर्वन्त्यखिलवचनेष्वत्र कुम्भी- पुलाकन्यायाज्ज्योतिर्नयगतिविदां निश्चलं मानभावम् (āviṣkurvantyakhilavacaneṣvatra kumbhī- pulākanyāyājjyotirnayagatividāṃ niścalaṃ mānabhāvam) Viś. Guṇa.534.

3) A measure of grain.

4) Name of several plants. like इभपाटला, वारिपर्णी, लघुदन्ती, जेपाळ, कायफळ (ibhapāṭalā, vāriparṇī, laghudantī, jepāḷa, kāyaphaḷa) &c.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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