Kushi, Kusi, Kuśi: 3 definitions
Kushi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
The Sanskrit term Kuśi can be transliterated into English as Kusi or Kushi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Kuśi (कुशि).—A son of Bali.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 83.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kusi, (nt.) one of the four cross seams of the robe of a bhikkhu Vin. I, 287; II, 177; and aḍḍha° intermediate cross seam ibid. See Bdhgh’s note in Vin. Texts II. 208. (Page 224)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kuśī (कुशी):—[from kuśa] f. (= kuśā) a small pin (used as a mark in recitation and consisting of wood [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā iv] or of metal [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa i; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa iii])
2) [v.s. ...] a ploughshare, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] a pod of cotton, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Kuśi (कुशि):—[from kuśa] a (in [compound] for kuśin).
5) b m. an owl, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+9): Kushica, Kushidi, Kushigramaka, Kushikamdhara, Kushikandhara, Kushikashrama, Kushikasutra, Kushikavara, Kushila, Kushilata, Kushilava, Kushilavau, Kushimbi, Kushimshapa, Kushin, Kushinagara, Kushinagari, Kushiraka, Kushishavijaya, Kushishya.
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The Ramayana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
A Manual of Khshnoom (by Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria)
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)